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warm work

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Definition of warm work in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1Physical action that makes one warm through exertion: the final sweaty pull up the eroded rocky path to the summit was warm work
More example sentences
  • For instead of keeping him chilled, Eddie says making ice-cream is actually warm work!
  • It can be warm work walking around the weekend market.
  • Let's just call winter what it is: ash season, it's the time of year when the combination of cold weather and the things we do to feel warm work against us.
2 archaic Dangerous conflict.

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