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  • adj. hot; burning; ardent

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Hot; burning; ardent.


Latin calidus ("hot"). (Wiktionary)



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  • "The wall of the vast room, which were steaming with calid moisture, were built with gray slabs of stone and were the personal concern of a company of eighteen men known as the 'Gray Scrubbers.'" From Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake.

    February 12, 2011

  • adj., Warm, tepid; hot. Cf. gelid.

    August 12, 2008