freeze blood

(redirected from freeze our blood)

freeze (someone's) blood

To affect with terror or dread; horrify: a scream that froze my blood.
See also: blood, freeze
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TEN years on and the images of September 11, 2001 still have the power to shock us, to move us - and to freeze our blood.
The disciples of Gaia forgot that when nature gave us drought we diverted rivers with irrigation; when disease infected our cities we applied medicine; and when winters threatened to freeze our blood we tamed fire like little Prometheuses.