warm

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verb
ADVERB
properly, sufficiently, thoroughly
slightly
gently
gradually, slowly
instantly, quickly, rapidly, soon

We soon warmed up in front of the fire.

suddenly

His voice suddenly warmed.

through, up

Return the bowl to the heat to warm through.

Warm is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑cheek, ↑sun
Warm is used with these nouns as the object: ↑heart
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adj.
1 at a fairly high temperature
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem
become, get, grow, turn

How can we get warm?

She felt her face grow warm at his remarks.

The weather had turned warm.

keep, stay

She tries to keep warm by sitting right next to the fire.

The bread should stay warm for at least half an hour.

keep sb/sth, make sb/sth

These will keep your feet warm.

serve sth

Bake for 15 minutes and serve warm with Greek yogurt.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
exceptionally, particularly
almost

It was a mild day, almost warm.

just

Add the sour cream and cook, stirring, until just warm.

moderately, relatively
a little, slightly, etc.
enough, sufficiently

Are you sure you'll be warm enough dressed like that?

beautifully, comfortably, deliciously, pleasantly, wonderfully

I slid further down into the pleasantly warm bed

uncomfortably

The room seemed uncomfortably warm.

surprisingly
unseasonably, unusually

The night air was soft and unseasonably warm.

PHRASES
nice (and) warm

Come and have a nice warm drink by the fire.

That jacket looks nice and warm.

warm to the touch

The machine may feel warm to the touch.

2 friendly
VERBS
be, sound
become
ADVERB
extremely, very

an extremely warm and friendly person

genuinely
surprisingly
Warm is used with these nouns: ↑affection, ↑afternoon, ↑air, ↑applause, ↑approval, ↑atmosphere, ↑bath, ↑bed, ↑beer, ↑blanket, ↑blood, ↑breath, ↑breeze, ↑brown, ↑caress, ↑cheek, ↑climate, ↑clothes, ↑clothing, ↑colour, ↑condition, ↑congratulations, ↑cover, ↑cup, ↑current, ↑day, ↑drink, ↑duvet, ↑earth, ↑embrace, ↑environment, ↑evening, ↑eye, ↑feeling, ↑fire, ↑friendship, ↑fur, ↑glow, ↑greeting, ↑heart, ↑hospitality, ↑hug, ↑iron, ↑kiss, ↑light, ↑memory, ↑milk, ↑month, ↑morning, ↑mouth, ↑mug, ↑night, ↑ocean, ↑oven, ↑palm, ↑person, ↑personality, ↑praise, ↑pyjamas, ↑rain, ↑ray, ↑reception, ↑regard, ↑room, ↑salad, ↑sand, ↑scent, ↑sea, ↑sensation, ↑shade, ↑shower, ↑smell, ↑smile, ↑spell, ↑sun, ↑sunlight, ↑sunshine, ↑sweater, ↑tear, ↑temperature, ↑thanks, ↑tone, ↑towel, ↑tribute, ↑underwear, ↑voice, ↑washcloth, ↑water, ↑weather, ↑welcome, ↑wind, ↑winter

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