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cold

1. mod. [stopping something] suddenly and totally. I stopped cold—afraid to move further.
2. mod. dead. This parrot is cold—pifted!
3. mod. not good. The lecture was cold and dull.
4. mod. excellent. (Very cool.) That last pitch was cold, man.
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2 : a feeling of coldness accompanied by shivering <She has a fever and chills.
The native population is unfriendly, with a coldness that borders on outright hostility.
The harsh winter climate will cause coldness in the extremities, and surrounding villages.
At times grim bordering on gruesome, The Law of Falling Bodies is punctuated with stark emotional coldness, even slaughter as reflected upon the merciless killing of farm animals for food.
There is a lot of coldness, alienation and anomie out there," said Kaufman.
The Feders wanted a sleek, clutter-free environment, but didn't want geometric lines or the coldness of modern design.
Goodman gets every bit of emotion out of the situation: the love between Pierre and Marguerite, the absolute friendship between the two young women, the grief at the deaths, the anger at their unfair punishment, the coldness of Marguerite's father and uncle, the physical and emotional suffering described fully.
Cold water, drawn from 250 feet deep, travels to a heat exchange facility where it transfers its coldness through solid stainless-steel plates to water that circulates to the campus in a second loop of pipeline.
Astragalus is useful for those who are suffering from chronic infections, weakness, coldness, or fatigue.
Once the swab is super-chilly, hold it on the pimple for five minutes, The coldness takes down swelling, and the reduce redness.
When asked about the causes of diarrhea they can think of (multiple answers allowed), 40% cited menstruation, followed by coldness (32.
All nocturnal qualities are expressed in infernal coldness, pretty straightforward and not as much atmosphere.
Checking the feet for such common symptoms of diabetes as numbness, swelling and coldness due to circulation problems can help people at risk prevent serious complications.
When Jesus did return a week later, he came with no reproach, no condemnation, no coldness for Thomas.
July means winter, but no snow, only coldness and dampness.