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clement

adjective

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1 marked by temperatures that are neither too high nor too low
  • Hawaii is known for its delightfully clement climate

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2 tolerant and kind in the judgment of and expectations for others
  • his clement application of authority was a welcome change after years of managerial heavy-handedness

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“Clement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clement. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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