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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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Officers pursuit Mr The Chillingly, one victim warned it would only be 'a matter of time' before McCaugherty killed somebody.
Mr Walker told the court that just five days earlier, amateur boxer Alan Cunningham launched a "chillingly similar attack".
Trying to console me after a gradeschool fracas, my parents used to say, "Neve, sticks and stones can break your bones, but words will never hurt you." Yet words are hurtful, as George Orwell chillingly portrayed in his book 1984, which describes a "fictional" political world.
In a more serious vein, Godsey chillingly relates the terrible days of the communist takeover of Hungary.
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Chillingly, they were heard to use a code to say the bomb was in place - "the bricks are in the wall".
In Damages (BBC1, Monday), the chillingly ruthless Glenn Close defends Ellen (Rose Byrne) on a murder charge, but can she prove her innocence?
He claims "hellfire" Christmas is the "most dangerous time of the year" for Muslims - but chillingly adds it could be ideal for a terrorist attack.
An innocent taxi-driver was murdered during the mayhem (a very silly thing to do but not a crime as Tony Benn was chillingly pleased to describe it).
Chillingly Miss Bell's final moments were caught on a security tape at the salon where she worked in Newcastle city centre.
Chillingly, the burgeoning knife culture has spread to youngsters, some of whom admit to carrying knives into the classroom.
This powerful piece ends chillingly: Cadres of dancers make truncated arm gestures in the shadows, then advance toward center stage to absorb the renegade leads.
That sounds chillingly similar to Total Information Awareness, the Orwellian program that we helped to expose and slap down in 2003.
Roth goes back to 1940 and creates a chillingly believable novel (it can happen here) based on Roosevelt's failure to win a third term; instead, Charles Lindbergh, a known isolationist and anti-Semite, is elected President.
Four predicted crisis points prove chillingly true and portend an evil which may place the world in jeopardy.