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1. The quality or state of being warm; gentle heat; as, the warmth of the sun; the warmth of the blood; vital warmth. Here kindly warmth their mounting juice ferments. (Addison)

2. A state of lively and excited interest; zeal; ardor; fervor; passion; enthusiasm; earnestness; as, the warmth of love or piety; he replied with much warmth. Spiritual warmth, and holy fires. That warmth . . . Which agrees with Christian zeal. (sprat)

3. The glowing effect which arises from the use of warm colours; hence, any similar appearance or effect in a painting, or work of colour.

Synonym: Zeal, ardor, fervor, fervency, heat, glow, earnestness, cordiality, animation, eagerness, excitement, vehemence.

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Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... turns into Vitamin-D just requires a certain amount of radiation to go through synthesis in the body. Traveling to colder regions requires more warmth and shelter therefore limited amount of sun-time and less intense shore daylight. The body must adapt to keep the processes effective and keep ...

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by Riyn
Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
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Re: Why are flowers "beautiful"?

How about if I give you an example, instead ? http://www.sciencemag.org/content/322/5901/606.abstract ...increase feelings of interpersonal warmth (or coldness), without the person's awareness of this influence. In study 1, participants who briefly held a cup of hot (versus iced) coffee judged ...

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by Crucible
Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:01 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why are flowers "beautiful"?
Replies: 112
Views: 56213

Digestive System Evolution

... day, while we were all in service, we had a special guest named Jay Hoskins. He laid hands on her, using the mighty name of Jesus, and she felt a warmth come over her in her female area. She went back to the doctor. The condition that had ailed her was gone. Bridget asked the doctor how this happened. ...

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by Tomn
Sat Oct 08, 2011 11:47 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Digestive System Evolution
Replies: 60
Views: 107631

Question about flies.

... die very soon even if they end up in a cold place and cannot move anymore. Their vital functions just slow down very much, but they only need some warmth to get going faster again. The fly has such a small mass that it gets cold very soon in cold places, thus they collapse quickly. It is also worth ...

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by biohazard
Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:42 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Question about flies.
Replies: 2
Views: 5104

What is this bug?

... white line in the front part of the insect, as you can see in the picture. They seem to like to crawl under my electric boiler, apparently for the warmth. I also have to add that the one in the picture is the biggest one I have seen. That seems to be the adult size. Thanks!!

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by ybchongzi
Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:30 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is this bug?
Replies: 4
Views: 4286
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