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mellow

adjective

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1 having a pleasantly flowing quality suggestive of music
  • the mellow tones of an old violin

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2 not harsh or stern especially in nature or effect
  • a teacher with a mellow approach to classroom discipline
  • mellow soaps

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mellow

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of mellow (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of mellow was in the 15th century

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“Mellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mellow. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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