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balm·y / ˈbä(l)mē/ • adj. (balm·i·er , balm·i·est ) 1. (of the weather) pleasantly warm: the balmy days of late summer. 2. inf. extremely foolish; eccentric: this is a balmy decision. I think he’s gone balmy again. DERIVATIVES: balm·i·ness n.

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