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warming

  1. present participle of warm

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warming (plural warmings)

  1. A small rise in temperature.
  2. (slang) A beating; a thrashing.
    • Harry Goulding, A Grimsby Life - Part 1: Henry the Ninth (page 193)
      More than once had he caught me in the act and given me, as he put it, “a good warming,” with his hard hand so, however much I was tempted so to do, I steadfastly refrained.

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