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Today's word is:

tepid

|ˈtepid|

adjective

(esp. of a liquid) only slightly warm; lukewarm.

  • Figurative showing little enthusiasm : the applause was tepid.

ORIGIN: late Middle English : from Latin tepidus, from tepere 'be warm.'