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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.
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kilogram wood due to increase in coldness in Astore's upper areas.
Negative: Sterility, coldness, barriers, unfriendliness, elitism.
It will be also sunny on Tuesday and Wednesday however coldness will set in after nightfall.
TEN thousand British jobs could be created in the next ten years by capitalising on the increasing global business demand for coldness, a new report claims.
Because too often there is prejudice, coldness, even hatred, in their hearts," she added.
Mother of arctic chill and tombs, you have not bred coldness into our bones' marrow.
Gracie's solitariness is well conveyed; the mystery of the forest at night, its stillness and coldness, can be felt; and the explosions of the fireworks, presumably on bonfire night, are suitably startling.
Natural disasters last month were mainly droughts, bitter coldness, snowstorms, earthquakes and forest fires.
It added that the two discussed bilateral relations and progress achieved, in this visit, toward developing and consolidate the relations in ending the coldness that existed before.
10 Years in Amman The first memory from Amman life was coldness. After that though, things got a lot better.
She said he was treated with "coldness, resentment, indifference and contempt" by the staff.
This means the more the coldness and lack of affection is from parents, the more severe are the somatization symptoms in adolescents.
A POLICE officer called to the hotel where a Midland mum killed her two young children was shocked by her "coldness", a court heard.
Ljupco Popovski comments for Utrinski Vesnik that if someone wants to make a rank-list of cases in which the state or its highest representatives showed exceptional coldness toward citizens, then the press-conference of public prosecutor Ljupco Svrgovski regarding the helicopter crash will surely be at the top of this shameful pedestal.
"Still, the EU representatives were not greatly insulted by Gruevski's coldness even though he daily sends letters from different association and institutions to heal his own inferiority complex.