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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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Characteristic HAdV symptomatic (N = 14) Clinical symptoms N (%) Blocked nose 13 (92.85) Throat redness 14 (100) Fatigue 10 (71.42) Rhinorrhea 13 (92.8) Fever 6 (42.85) Chillness 5 (35.71) Cough 14 (100) Headache 7 (50) Chest pain 5 (35.71) Table 2: Differential and total cell counts in nasal aspirate fluids from symptomatic and asymptomatic.
Seeking chillness, fish go deep down in the day time in the summer.
Meanwhile, enrolled patients had at least one symptom during acute infection, with high fever (body temperature > 38[degrees]C) or chillness or normal/low leukocyte count.
The chillness of death going beneath the neck by freezing the heart and nerves, noisy ears don't want to hear the last breath, fighting eyes striving to revive the blurry images, throbbing pain of soul leaving the body and a fight between the body and soul to revive or leave.
An icy chillness pervaded her whole nature--a dark mist covered her eyes--all the objects by which she was surrounded seemed to recede--her senses were bewildered, and Amanda, unobserved by her mother, swooned and fell to the earth.
It strikes an awe And terror on nay aching sight; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart.