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warmed-up

[wawrmd-uhp] /ˈwɔrmdˈʌp/
adjective
1.
warmed-over (def 1).
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  • Mr. Tuxbury would have helped the guests to beefsteak, and the rest of the family would have preferred the warmed-up veal stew.

    Jane Field Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Yet all the same he was a stranger in a strange land, living on the sawdust and warmed-up soda-water of unutterable boredom.

    The Mountebank William J. Locke
  • He attached a certain value to Harmood's concessions of warmed-up coffee, and eggs which were a caution to poachers.

    It Never Can Happen Again William De Morgan
  • Then they sat down to enjoy a warmed-up but tasty supper, served by Sandy and Mrs. Swift.

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