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tep·id

 (tĕp′ĭd)
adj.
1. Moderately warm; lukewarm.
2. Lacking in emotional warmth or enthusiasm; halfhearted: "the tepid conservatism of the fifties" (Irving Howe).

[Middle English, from Latin tepidus, from tepēre, to be lukewarm.]

te·pid′i·ty, tep′id·ness n.
tep′id·ly adv.
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Adv.1.tepidly - in an unenthusiastically lukewarm manner; "he was lukewarmly received by his relatives"
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tepid

(ˈtepid) adjective
1. slightly or only just warm; lukewarm. tepid water.
2. not very enthusiastic. a tepid welcome.
ˈtepidly adverb
ˈtepidness noun
teˈpidity noun
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