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warm spot

Physiology. a sensory area in the skin that responds to an increase in temperature.
Informal. a memory or group of memories that one regards with affection:
The good old days are a warm spot with most of us.
Origin of warm spot
First recorded in 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • And Jeanne rejoiced in it as a kitten does the warm spot before the hearth.

    The Magic Curtain

    Roy J. Snell
  • If there was a warm spot in Guiseppe's heart she had touched it.

    Pappina, the Little Wanderer

    Katherine Wallace Davis
  • Why didn't he try a cigar shop or some other warm spot where he could pass the hat?

    Red Pepper's Patients

    Grace S. Richmond
  • He already felt more at home and began to bask, like a cat which has found a warm spot of sunshine.

    Footsteps of Fate Louis Couperus
  • The period during which a monarchical country is governed by a warm spot on the cushion of the throne.

    The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce
  • The white snow still lies on all the ground except the warm spot about the camp.

    Being a Boy Charles Dudley Warner
  • I attended school in that city, and always have a warm spot in my heart for the place.

    The Forged Note Oscar Micheaux
  • Hanksville wanted the money, and to this day I have a warm spot in my heart for those good people.

  • Rudyard Kipling finds a warm spot in Chesterton's heart, but he is a little too militaristic, which is exactly what he is not.

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton

    Patrick Braybrooke
  • Why I'll curl up where you've left a warm spot on the floor and go to sleep and sleep till some one finds me.

    The Unwilling Vestal Edward Lucas White

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