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  • adjective superlative form of mild: most mild.

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Examples

  • 'Sir Vernon is good enough to call the mildest form of diversion a lark!' said Brian Wendover, smiling at her.

    The Golden Calf

  • "Louis, I choose the mildest, that is detention." ...

    Historical Epochs of the French Revolution With The Judgment And Execution Of Louis XVI., King Of France And A List Of The Members Of The National Convention, Who Voted For And Against His Death

  • Subjects extol public tranquillity, citizens individual liberty; the one class prefers security of possessions, the other that of person; the one regards as the best government that which is most severe, the other maintains that the mildest is the best; the one wants crimes punished, the other wants them prevented; the one wants the State to be feared by its neighbours, the other prefers that it should be ignored; the one is content if money circulates, the other demands that the people shall have bread.

    The Social Contract

  • This year's holiday shipping peak is the "mildest" since the 2001 recession and a "signal of weakness in the economy," said Paul Bingham,

    Union Pacific Net Income Increases 27%

  • That is the main reason why he taught that infants who die unbaptized go to hell to suffer punishment—albeit, of course, the "mildest" of punishments.

    Distinguishing dogma from theology

  • That is the main reason why he taught that infants who die unbaptized go to hell to suffer punishment—albeit, of course, the "mildest" of punishments.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • This means the "work till you're 70" recommendation, and the "don't ask for last year's benefits, 'cause Less is the new More" budget fix - already positioned as the "mildest" of the deficit fixes - is a near certainty.

    AMERICAblog News

  • India soft on Pakistan, say Advani, security expertsIndia soft on Pakistan, say Advani, security expertsNew Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani and a select group of security experts feel that India adopted the "mildest" response to Pakistan after the Mumbai terrorist attacks and it was not befitting an "emerging global player," the party said on Saturday.

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  • What I do know is this -- my mum would happily squirt toothpaste in Abu Hamza's eyes and up his nostrils if he tried lecturing her husband and / or son on the merits of even the "mildest" form of toothbrush tantrum.

    Planet Irf

  • "Abdurrahman," as Al-Makkari sums up his character, "has been described as the mildest and most enlightened of sovereigns.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 342, April, 1844

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