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tepid
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Ulysses
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  • Enjoy a bath now: clean trough of water, cool enamel, the gentle tepid stream.
  • His hand looking for the where did I put found in his hip pocket soap lotion have to call tepid paper stuck.
  • Indoor: discussion in tepid security of unsolved historical and criminal problems: lecture of unexpurgated exotic erotic masterpieces: house carpentry with toolbox containing hammer, awl nails, screws, tintacks, gimlet, tweezers, bullnose plane and turnscrew.
  • …temple a contused tumescence: with attention, focussing his gaze on a large dull passive and a slender bright active: with solicitation, bending and downturning the upturned rugfringe: with amusement, remembering Dr Malachi Mulligan’s scheme of colour containing the gradation of green: with pleasure, repeating the words and antecedent act and perceiving through various channels of internal sensibility the consequent and concomitant tepid pleasant diffusion of gradual discolouration.
  • (A female tepid effluvium leaks out from her.

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  • And that would leave Jane with her tepid tea and her bone china and these girls who could make an hour’s conversation out of nothing.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Before dialing, he found it all too easy to imagine that she’d answer with only tepid enthusiasm.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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