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mild

Brit draught beer, of darker colour than bitter and flavoured with fewer hops
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A remarkable fact, characteristic of the country west of the Rocky Mountains, is the mildness and equability of the climate.
And, after one or two strange plunges, quite of his own invention, the pony yielded to Mr Abel's mildness, and trotted gently off.
He replied with his accustomary mildness to all her inquiries, but without satisfying her in any.
If mildness were the more natural expression of such a combination of features, it was plain, that in the present instance, the exercise of habitual superiority, and the reception of general homage, had given to the Saxon lady a loftier character, which mingled with and qualified that bestowed by nature.
There was so much serenity, coolness, mildness even, in the voice of the young man, that Milady felt reassured.
1 : pleasing because of fineness or mildness <a delicate flavor> delicate lace
And the overall mildness of the disease could complicate the assessment of risk reduction for two-dose cases vs.
In this joint pursuit, Meno has learned the values of mildness, replaced eristic with dialectics, and is led by Socrates to the position that virtue can be obtained by recollection.
The menu has been designed to encourage youngsters to eat healthy Indian food, with the right balance between spice and mildness to suit all tastes.
An elderly gentleman standing close to me remarked on the mildness of the weather.
As chipper when talking about snowmobile accident beheadings or stains on the couch from prematurely delivered calves as she is when discussing the weather, Emma's growing alarm is palpable beneath the mildness of exclamations like "Jeepers!" or "Criminy!"
In 3 of the 4 instances he cites from Milton, however, it is explicitly Satan who is manipulating his supposed mildness. Dortort is, of course, correct that these instances of Satan's mildness are deceptive, but that hardly demonstrates that the mildness of the Saviour in Jerusalem is similarly deceptive.