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English Dictionary: mildest by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mild \Mild\, a. [Compar. {Milder}; superl. {Mildest}.] [AS.
      milde; akin to OS. mildi, D. & G. mild, OHG. milti, Icel.
      mildr, Sw. & Dan. mild, Goth. milds; cf. Lith. melas dear,
      Gr. [?] gladdening gifts.]
      Gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate
      in degree or quality; -- the opposite of harsh, severe,
      irritating, violent, disagreeable, etc.; -- applied to
      persons and things; as, a mild disposition; a mild eye; a
      mild air; a mild medicine; a mild insanity.
               The rosy morn resigns her light And milder glory to the
               noon.                                                      --Waller.
               Adore him as a mild and merciful Being.   --Rogers.
      {Mild}, [or] {Low}, {steel}, steel that has but little carbon
            in it and is not readily hardened.
      Syn: Soft; gentle; bland; calm; tranquil; soothing; pleasant;
               placid; meek; kind; tender; indulgent; clement;
               mollifying; lenitive; assuasive. See {Gentle}.
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