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 for mild
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mild \Mild\ (m[imac]ld), a. [Compar. Milder; superl.
     Mildest.] [AS. milde; akin to OS. mildi, D. & G. mild, OHG.
     milti, Icel. mildr, Sw. & Dan. mild, Goth. milds; cf. Lith.
     melas dear, Gr. ? gladdening gifts.]
     Gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate
     in degree or quality; -- the opposite of harsh, severe,
     irritating, violent, disagreeable, etc.; -- applied to
     persons and things; as, a mild disposition; a mild eye; a
     mild air; a mild medicine; a mild insanity.
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           The rosy morn resigns her light
           And milder glory to the noon.            --Waller.
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           Adore him as a mild and merciful Being.  --Rogers.
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     Mild steel, or Low steel, steel that has but little
        carbon in it and is not readily hardened.
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     Syn: Soft; gentle; bland; calm; tranquil; soothing; pleasant;
          placid; meek; kind; tender; indulgent; clement;
          mollifying; lenitive; assuasive. See Gentle.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mild
      adj 1: moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from
             extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever";
             "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild
             criticism" [ant: intense]
      2: humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or
         even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing" [syn:
         meek, mild, modest]
      3: mild and pleasant; "balmy days and nights"; "the climate was
         mild and conducive to life or growth"; "a soft breeze" [syn:
         balmy, mild, soft]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  155 Moby Thesaurus words for "mild":
     Saturnian, accepting, aestival, affable, agreeable, amiable, balmy,
     benign, benignant, bland, blood-hot, blood-warm, bonhomous, bright,
     broken, calid, calm, calming, chastened, choice, clement,
     compassionate, complaisant, conciliatory, cordial, dainty, dead,
     deferential, delicate, demulcent, dilute, diluted, docile,
     domesticated, dovelike, easy, easy-natured, easygoing, emollient,
     equable, equatorial, exquisite, fade, faint, fair, flat,
     flavorless, forbearant, forbearing, forgiving, genial, gentle,
     good-humored, good-natured, good-tempered, gruelly, halcyon,
     housebroken, humane, humble, inane, indifferent, indulgent,
     inoffensive, insipid, jejune, judicious, kind, kindly, lamblike,
     lax, lenient, lenitive, luke, lukewarm, meek, mellow, mellowy,
     merciful, mild as milk, milk-and-water, moderate, modest,
     mollified, mollifying, nonresistive, nonrigid, nonviolent,
     obeisant, obliging, pacific, pacifistic, pappy, passive, patient,
     peaceable, peaceful, placid, pleasant, prudent, pulpy, quiet,
     room-temperature, sapless, savorless, serene, smooth, sober, soft,
     soft as putty, softened, softening, soothing, spiceless, stale,
     subdued, submissive, subservient, subtropical, summery, sunny,
     sunshiny, sweet, sweet-tempered, tame, tamed, tasteless, temperate,
     tender, tepid, thermal, thermic, thin, toasty, tolerant, tractable,
     tranquil, tropical, unassuming, unflavored, unfrozen, unsavory,
     vapid, warm, warm as toast, warmish, washy, watered, watered-down,
     watery, weak, well-natured, whisper-soft, wishy-washy, yielding
  
  

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