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chill

verb

chill

1. and chilly n. a cold can of beer. Hey, toss me a chill, would ya, buddy? How ’bout a chilly, Billy?
2. tv. to kill someone. (Underworld.) I’ll chill you with one blast from my cannon, you creep!
3. tv. to frighten someone. (Standard English.) The prospect of having to go in there alone chilled Willy, but he went in anyway.
4. tv. to reject someone. She chilled me once too often. I won’t take that from a dame.
5. Go to chill (out).
6. tv. & in. to relax; to cause someone to relax; to hang out [with someone]. (see also chill (out).) They are chilling now. For a while they were real rowdy.
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For a chillingly real depiction of where we are headed, please take a look at this short clip from a recent "Night Line" program in which 15-year-old Benjamin illustrates his ability to take -- for free -- any motion picture or television program of his choice.
A scene where he's checking out a woman on the Tube, who just happens to be wearing a wedding ring, is chillingly clever.
Chillingly yet compellingly played by Presley Chweneyagae, whose only previous acting experience has been in school plays and community theater, Tsotsi is the long-orphaned leader of a small ghetto gang.
As an art form, dance can illuminate the tenuous bond that separates the breathtakingly lovely from the chillingly macabre.
Sitting at the joystick in front of an ordinary PC, it is chillingly easy to put yourself at the cockpit controls.
Chillingly accurate, down to the earnest voice-over and action replays.
For a chillingly real depiction of where we are headed, please take a look at this clip from a year-old "NightLine" program in which 15-year-old Benjamin illustrates his ability to take -- for free -- any motion picture or television program of his choice.
In 2002, he won the male country vocal Grammy for his chillingly plaintive ``O Death,'' the pivotal track on the ``O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Chillingly, on a second video, Hamza, 47, warns about another impending suicide attack on the West.
Blending austerity and melodrama, she pushes he r subjects and format to the brink of recognizability and cultivates a visual equivalent to the incomprehension we sometimes feel at the strange behavior of others or, more chillingly, ourselves.
Evil Oklahoma bomber McVeigh, 32, has chillingly devoted his last days to worshipping ABC newscaster Diane Sawyer.
For the last four years, Brechin Flournoy, founder and director of San Francisco's annual Butoh Festival (which runs August 10 though 28 at Fort Mason), has seen the appeal of what used to be a chillingly mesmerizing art form grow and diversify.
One Saudi chillingly joked: "There were not enough Fridays in the year.
Detective Michael Chitwood chillingly takes viewers back to the closet where he discovered Maddux's body.
Chillingly, he also told his parents in England that he expected to be away at sea all summer "bar accidents".