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clement

adjective clem·ent \ˈkle-mənt\

: not too hot or too cold

Full Definition of CLEMENT

1
:  inclined to be merciful :  lenient <a clement judge>
2
:  mild <clement weather for this time of year>
clem·ent·ly adverb
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Examples of CLEMENT

  1. <Hawaii is known for its delightfully clement climate.>
  2. <his clement application of authority was a welcome change after years of managerial heavy-handedness>

Origin of CLEMENT

Middle English, from Latin clement-, clemens
First Known Use: 15th century

Clement

biographical name Clem·ent \ˈkle-mənt\

Definition of CLEMENT

name of 14 popes: especially VII (Giulio de' Me*di*ci \ˈme-də-(ˌ)chē\ ) 1478–1534 (pope 1523–34)

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