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balmy

1. mod. crazy; giddy. You are totally balmy if you think I will put up with that stuff.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. She’s not just drunk, she’s a little balmy.
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Evans who played the part of Balmier seems easier to identify as Richard Evans is the only convict of that name.
This may be Southern California, but it is definitely not Los Angeles: The water is warmer, and the air is balmier, sweetened by a margarita of a breeze that blends the ocean, desert, and a splash of the tropics.
AS gale-force winds herald the arrival of spring, it's comforting to cast my mind back to calmer, balmier days.
Let's hope for balmier weather this time as legendary Handsworth revolutionaries Steel Pulse make what ought to be a triumphant return to their home town alongside key members of The Beat and The Specials, Dawn Penn and Basil Gabbidon, with the debut of the Reggae Rockz Young All-Stars.
But balmier days appear to be here again for the entertainment and media business.
Today's gold stampede actually began in balmier economic times, when a blip on the US financial markets radar was put down to nothing more than a minor cyclical Wall Street downturn.
So a post-season trip this school year, especially to an balmier bowl locale or even the easily accessible Cotton Bowl in Dallas or Liberty Bowl in Memphis, would likely make revenue on pace or better.
People living in cold climates, including many Russians and Scandinavians, were initially inclined to see warming as being quite beneficial, insofar as it might bring longer growing seasons and balmier weather.
It seems slightly perverse, therefore, that Giorgio Grassi should have elected to model his recent library for Valencia University on what appears at first glance to be some kind of prison, albeit transported to balmier Mediterranean climes.
Similarly, he translates Lionel's submission to Cocoanut's sexual advances into compressed abstract nouns: "Resistance weakened under the balmier sky, curiosity increased" (177).
Yet he grudgingly admits that a stint in Khrushchev's jail was preferable to incarceration in the balmier days of Stalin and Beria.
TEESSIDE crosses the ocean to the balmier climes of Mexico for a new exhibition opening at modern art gallery mima.
But for Maggie Grimshaw, her husband Paul and son Joshua, there have never been any regrets about leaving Yorkshire for the balmier climate and cleaner air of the French South West.