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cold

Extremely ruthless, cruel, or unfeeling. I can't believe you laid them all off just before Christmas. That was cold, Tom.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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While it was the coldest night of the year so far in England, it was not quite as cold as parts of Scotland, where temperatures fell as far as -12.6C (9.3F) at Braemar in the Highlands.
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IT WILL be no surprise to learn that February 2018 was the coldest February month since 1996.
The Met Office has issued a weather warning for snow and ice from tonight at 8pm into Tuesday afternoon as forecasters warn it will be the 'coldest week of winter so far.'.
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Snow is expected overnight across the nation amid the approach of the season's coldest spell this weekend.
According to Islamabad-based weatherman Ghulam Murtaza, continental winds pushed down the mercury to the mark of minus 8.6 degrees Celsius in Balochistan's capital Quetta making it the coldest place in the country on Thursday.
In this prequel to The Coldest City (Oni Press, 2012), British spy David Perceval is assigned one last job in Berlin before being sent home for bungling an operation.
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