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warm spot

noun

  1. Physiology. a sensory area in the skin that responds to an increase in temperature.
  2. Informal. a memory or group of memories that one regards with affection:

    The good old days are a warm spot with most of us.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of warm spot1

First recorded in 1925–30

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Example Sentences

Nevertheless Helen and I retained a warm spot in our hearts for old Satan and often carried him apples and sugar.

He lives happily ever after, and still retains a warm spot in his heart for the lady who helped to teach him how to live.

There had been a little warm spot in her heart ever since that hour when she read Miss Upton's letter.

Tom was glad to hear this, and he felt a warm spot in his heart for the somewhat unhappy Senior.

Mr. Robert carries around a frigid portico; but he's got a warm spot inside.

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