freeze blood

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freeze (someone's) blood

To affect in someone an intense feeling of fright, horror, or revulsion. The sight of my brother's murderer in court absolutely froze my blood. When we were camping last weekend, we heard a scream in the night that froze our blood.
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freeze (someone's) blood

To affect with terror or dread; horrify: a scream that froze my blood.
See also: blood, freeze
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TEN years on and the images of September 11, 2001 still have the power to shock us, to move us - and to freeze our blood.
The disciples of Gaia forgot that when nature gave us drought we diverted rivers with irrigation; when disease infected our cities we applied medicine; and when winters threatened to freeze our blood we tamed fire like little Prometheuses.