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Word of the Day 01/07/21 Clement

Clement (adjective)
clement [ klem-uhnt ]


adjective
1. mild or merciful in disposition or character; lenient; compassionate: A clement judge reduced his sentence.
2. (of the weather) mild or temperate; pleasant.

OTHER WORDS FROM CLEMENT
clem·ent·ly, adverb
o·ver·clem·ent, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO CLEMENT
balmy, clear, fair, fine, moderate, peaceful, temperate, warm, benevolent, benign, charitable, compassionate, easy, forbearing, gentle, humane, humanitarian, indulgent, kind, kind-hearted

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Origin: 1425–75; late Middle English ( < Old French ) < Latin clēment-, stem of clēmēns gentle, merciful

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR CLEMENT
A recent exhibition of the artist Clement Valla featured objects and prints, but the only thing sold to collectors were TIFFs.
WOULD YOU BUY AN INTERNET WEBSITE AS ART?|JESSICA DAWSON|JUNE 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Democrats then returned fire on Clement Haynsworth and Harrold Carswell.
ROBERT BORK|MICHAEL TOMASKY|DECEMBER 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST

Clement is a highly respected lawyer with a sterling pedigree.
PAUL CLEMENT ARGUES BOTH SIDES OF THE FEDERALISM DEBATE|CHRIS GEIDNER|APRIL 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST

But defending DOMA in Boston, Clement made a different argument.
PAUL CLEMENT ARGUES BOTH SIDES OF THE FEDERALISM DEBATE|CHRIS GEIDNER|APRIL 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST

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