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

  Balmy \Balm"y\, a.
     1. Having the qualities of balm; odoriferous; aromatic;
        assuaging; soothing; refreshing; mild; as, balmy weather.
        "The balmy breeze." --Tickell.
        [1913 Webster]
              Tired nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep! --Young.
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     2. Producing balm. "The balmy tree." --Pope.
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     3. Highly eccentric or crazy. [Informal]
     Syn: batty.
     Syn: Fragrant; sweet-scented; odorous; spicy; refreshing;
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used
             to drive my husband balmy" [syn: balmy, barmy,
             bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked,
             crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire,
             kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts,
             nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky,
      2: 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 :

  132 Moby Thesaurus words for "balmy":
     Saturnian, absurd, agreeable, allaying, alleviating, alleviative,
     ambrosial, analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, aromatic, assuaging,
     assuasive, balsamic, bananas, barmy, bats, batty, beany, benumbing,
     bland, blooming, blossoming, bonkers, booming, bright, buggy,
     bughouse, bugs, cathartic, cleansing, clear, crackers, crazy,
     cuckoo, daffy, deadening, delightful, demulcent, dippy, dotty,
     dulling, easing, emollient, essenced, exuberant, faint, fair, fat,
     flaky, flipped, flourishing, flowering, flowery, fragrant,
     freaked-out, fruitcakey, fruiting, fruity, gaga, going strong,
     goofy, gratifying, halcyon, harebrained, haywire, in full swing,
     in good case, incense-breathing, insane, just plain nuts, kooky,
     lenient, lenitive, lightening, loony, loopy, mild, mitigating,
     mitigative, musky, numbing, nuts, nutty, odorate, odoriferous,
     odorous, off the hinges, off the track, off the wall, pain-killing,
     palliative, palmy, perfumed, perfumy, piping, pleasant, pleasing,
     potty, preposterous, prospering, purgative, redolent, refreshing,
     rejuvenating, relieving, remedial, restorative, rosy,
     round the bend, savory, scented, screwball, screwballs, screwy,
     silly, slaphappy, sleek, smooth, soft, softening, soothing, spicy,
     subduing, sunny, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, thriving,
     thuriferous, vigorous, wacky

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