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1. Literally, to maintain a cool physical temperature, especially to avoid overheating. This heat wave has been brutal, but we've been staying cool, thanks to the new air-conditioning unit in the office. The workers stayed cool in the shade during their lunch break.
2. To remain calm and composed; to not become angry or flustered. Your opponent is going to try to antagonize you during the debate, so just stay cool. I always try to stay cool when dealing with angry customers, even when they're being totally unreasonable.
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Why someone who wrote a book called "How Lionel Got Me Laid" (Lionel, as in Ritchie) would be invited to deliver anything at any high school in America is one of 'Stay Cool's" mysteries.
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London experienced its hottest day in history on August 6, a day when desperate tourists mobbed Trafalgar Square's fountains in a bid to stay cool. Nearly 15,000 died in France during the heat wave, the worst ever recorded in the country, with temperatures reaching 104.
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Keep fresh and stay cool, boys and girls; it's summertime!
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* Stay cool and calm; keep strong emotions in check.
Thordarson said: "We have to stay cool and calm to make the play-offs."
Perhaps this assortment was meant to evoke the days and nights of the societally superfluous: lying around, trying to stay entertained, trying to stay cool, wondering what's wrong with oneself.
Stay Cool. Prickly heat is caused by excessive perspiration that damages cells lining the ducts from the sweat glands to the skin surface.
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