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An example use of mellow in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… a soft and mellow light on all sides the …”
Mellow means calm, peaceful, and not easily excited.
the word mellow occurs in english on average 5.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.