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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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Ljupco Popovski comments for Utrinski Vesnik that if someone wants to make a rank-list of cases in which the state or its highest representatives showed exceptional coldness toward citizens, then the press-conference of public prosecutor Ljupco Svrgovski regarding the helicopter crash will surely be at the top of this shameful pedestal.
Without pity and without hate but with coldness filling his belly.
Still, the EU representatives were not greatly insulted by Gruevski's coldness even though he daily sends letters from different association and institutions to heal his own inferiority complex.
Weston, an RN whose husband has Asperger's Syndrome, offers a guide for other couples who are suffering from the communication blocks and emotional coldness the syndrome often creates.
Al-Marbaaniah" period (the local term used in reference to severe cold) would pass in the end of the month to be followed with the "Bard Al-Na'yem," another wave of coldness of less severity, expected to last for 13 days.
Our relations with Saudi Arabia are warm, and whoever is promoting coldness was dissatisfied that a summit was held (between Syria and Saudi Arabia)," Muallem stated in Aleppo Monday.
The landscape changes throughout the movie and you can feel the coldness of winter, experience the beauty of autumn and the changing colours of the leaves, and feel the warmth of summer and the richness of the foliage that makes up the forest.
So we are walking away from the overly functional benefits of coldness.
Speaking to reporters at the April 23 National Sovereignty and Children's Day reception at the Turkish Parliament, Gul said that "contrary to what has been reflected, there is no coldness in Turkey's relations with Azerbaijan".
Because he was stranded for nearly two hours in coldness and the dark closing in an RAF Valley Squadron 22 Sea King Helicopter was launched to rescue him.
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.