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Noun
A feeling of coldness in the atmosphere, one's surroundings, or the body
“Despite the slight chill in the air, the exertion of walking resulted in a cold sweat on the back of my neck and under my jacket.”
Noun
A coldness of manner
“Sensing the chill in her voice, Virginia decided to end the conversation and said her goodbyes.”
Noun
An uncomfortable and numbing sense of fear, dread, anxiety, or alarm
“Elisabeth felt a chill along the base of her spine when she heard the horrible news.”
Noun
A physical reaction to cold or from sudden fear or excitement
“She felt a chill when she saw how the sky and the land were already losing their boundaries, already becoming lost in each other.”
Noun
Something that has a subduing, inhibiting or negative effect
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“Never let tension put a chill on your relationship with your adult child.”
Noun
A feverish cold
“On the return trip, Mary caught a chill and was subsequently laid up in bed for a couple of days.”
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Communicable disease
Noun
A slight trembling movement or sound, especially one caused by a sudden strong emotion
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Alcoholic beverage made from malted grain
Noun
Cold season of the year
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A state or cause of gloom, suspicion, trouble, or worry
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Something believed to be a sign or warning of a future event
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Verb
To cause to lose heat
“The ice had literally melted, but there was enough left to chill the champagne which awaited Davies after the show.”
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To cause to be scared or terrified
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“His change in tone frightened her, and she knew that his next words would chill her to the bone.”
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To lessen the courage or confidence of
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“Whatever the reason, thoughts of some imminent disaster seemed suddenly to chill his enthusiasm.”
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(informal) To relax or spend time doing nothing
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“I was just wondering if you wanted to come over to my place to chill for a bit?”
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(informal) To get rid of nervous tension or anxiety
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“You're way too tense! I think you need to take a deep breath and chill.”
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Make less strong or intense
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To save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as sugar or salt
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Cast a shadow over
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To put to death deliberately
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Rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
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Avert or delay something bad or dangerous
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Make or become stiff or rigid
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To place in danger
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To form a pleasing relationship
Adjective
Moderately cold or chilly
“One night, a chill wind blew in from the north, leaving the house so damp that not even the hearth could warm them.”
Adjective
Lacking in friendliness or warmth of feeling
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“He sat up looking around, holding a chill demeanor not shared by anyone else in the room.”
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Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer
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“I had merely abandoned the chill sterility of winter for the genial luxuriance of summer.”
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Showing little or no feeling
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Adjective
Characterized by bad weather
Interjection
Calm down! (Used to tell someone to relax when they are agitated, angry, overexcited, etc)
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