grow cold

grow cold

1. Literally, to gradually lose heat; to become cold. Tommy, come down to dinner—your food is growing cold! Her feet grew cold from standing out in the snow in high heels.
2. To wane or diminish; to lessen in strength over time, especially a feeling, sentiment, or interest. We had an intense relationship initially, but lately it seems like his affection has grown cold.
See also: cold, grow
References in classic literature ?
Her husband might put her to shame and turn her out, Vronsky might grow cold to her and go on living his own life apart (she thought of him again with bitterness and reproach); she could not leave her son.
In that hour she repeated what the merciful eyes of solitude have looked on for ages in the spiritual struggles of man-- she besought hardness and coldness and aching weariness to bring her relief from the mysterious incorporeal might of her anguish: she lay on the bare floor and let the night grow cold around her; while her grand woman's frame was shaken by sobs as if she had been a despairing child.
But melons are not very nutritious, and when we had satisfied our thirst with their pulpy substance, and put a stock to cool by the simple process of cutting them in two and setting them end on in the hot sun to grow cold by evaporation, we began to feel exceedingly hungry.
Unlike other men, who enter with ardor upon a perilous resolution and grow cold as the moment of execution approaches, the Duc de Beaufort, whose buoyant courage had become a proverb, seemed to push time before him and sought most eagerly to hasten the hour of action.
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They will be excited for now and then they will grow cold," Qabbani said.
This will focus on assessing the emerging markets, the difference between cold chain in the Middle East and Europe and how to eliminate barriers to grow cold chain.
If the ground is clear, among the strategies used to grow cold crops are putting covers over rows to protect them.
nights grow cold from the ground up under the shadow of his towers.
Your tea would grow cold, footy games would be ignored and even Knight Rider would be given a miss as this slowly re-spooling tape would become the centre of your existence.
Year 8-11 category Winning poem by Leah Tudor, Year 9 Lyndon School Identity Popular, serene, mean, plastic, identical, shallow, The girls who follow grow cold and callow, Boffs - those that oppose, that dare to refuse to comply, Grow stronger in the shadows as you pass us by.
falter, will grow cold at the sight of the City of Bones.
Grow cold, but not freezing, for about six to eight weeks and bring indoors after that period.
The reader's heart goes out to Saul when, while huddled in the arms of his grandmother, he feels her grow cold and her spirit leave.
The kindest use a knife, because the dead so soon grow cold ".