Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Warm as blood; lukewarm.

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Examples

  • Long enough for him to finish drinking the blood-warm water and have it all dissipate in sweat.

    The Black Madonna

  • The two Arabs pulled the vessel out through blood-warm water.

    The Black Madonna

  • The rain had stopped, but the weather was still cloudy and—by the feel of my window glass—blood-warm.

    Thin Air

  • Jayve lay back in a puddle of blood-warm rain and seawater in the "borrowed" dinghy and watched the belly lights of another big train drift overhead, hulls silhouetted against the citylit salmon-colored clouds like a string of pearls.

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  • He slipped the ring, now blood-warm and damp with perspiration, over the knuckle of her middle finger.

    Heaven Lake

  • He slipped the ring, now blood-warm and damp with perspiration, over the knuckle of her middle finger.

    Heaven Lake

  • He slipped the ring, now blood-warm and damp with perspiration, over the knuckle of her middle finger.

    Heaven Lake

  • He said he could, though his first teetering steps felt as if he were trying to make his way, dazed and slack-limbed, across a river of blood-warm water.

    Heaven Lake

  • He said he could, though his first teetering steps felt as if he were trying to make his way, dazed and slack-limbed, across a river of blood-warm water.

    Heaven Lake

  • He said he could, though his first teetering steps felt as if he were trying to make his way, dazed and slack-limbed, across a river of blood-warm water.

    Heaven Lake

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