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balmy

1. Crazy, wild, or strange. I don't know why she yelled at me like that—she just went balmy all of a sudden.
2. slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really balmy!

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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The world may show, than Newfoundland, More fertile scenes and fair, More brilliant skies and sunnier shores, A warmer, balmier air.
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.
Broadway's box office continued to inhabit the storm cellar despite balmier weather during Week 36 (Jan.
There is a smile on my face that is as wide as the Australian outback, and although we in the southern hemisphere are well into the grey days of winter at this writing, there is a spring in my step and a twinkle in my eye normally reserved for the balmier days of the year.
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.
(This is a bigger risk during the balmier days of spring, when worms tend to congregate just beneath the top of the soil.)
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.
But the rate at which acute MIs occurred in unstable weather was identical to the MI rate on balmier days, said Dr.
Below the bluff, two pilgrims inch their way through a swale that in balmier times engulfs errant approach shots on a tricky par five.
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.