What is the opposite of chill?

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Noun
Opposite of a feeling of coldness in the atmosphere, one's surroundings, or the body
“Thick quilts provide the inspiration for jackets and coats, conveying cozy warmth plus convincing lightness.”
Noun
Opposite of a coldness of manner
“The majority of the cabin crew and restaurant staff are from Goa, a place renowned for its friendliness and hospitality.”
Noun
Opposite of an uncomfortable and numbing sense of fear, dread, anxiety, or alarm
“When he awoke from his coma, I felt a warmth inside that had been missing for so many months.”
Noun
Opposite of something that has a subduing, inhibiting or negative effect
“The doctor's encouragement and suggestion were a blessing for our marriage and our relationship.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that has a subduing or inhibiting effect
Noun
Opposite of a slight trembling movement or sound, especially one caused by a sudden strong emotion
Verb
Opposite of to subject to cold temperatures
“A stronger greenhouse effect will probably warm the oceans and partially melt glaciers and other ice, increasing sea levels.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause to be scared or terrified
“Then the sweet singing of birds seemed to comfort her, and she dropped into a gentle sleep.”
Verb
Opposite of to diminish the confidence or courage of
“When he saw the results of his hard work at the gym, it appeared to encourage him even more.”
Verb
(informal) Opposite of to relax or spend time doing nothing
“Let's do something this weekend since it's sunny.”
Verb
(informal) Opposite of to relax after a period of work or tension
“I really do stress about every little thing.”
Verb
Opposite of to spend one's time in an aimless, idle way
Verb
Opposite of to frighten or cause fear in
Verb
Opposite of make less strong or intense
Verb
Opposite of to waste or spend time idly and unfruitfully
Verb
Opposite of to relax or laze about
“I would finally find the motivation to exercise and eat healthily again after weeks of gorging on junk food.”
Verb
Opposite of to save from decay by the use of some preservative substance, such as sugar or salt
“Place older food products in front or on top of new ones, and it will help you consume the food before it expires.”
Verb
Opposite of to become frozen
“It's spring and soon, the frozen lake will thaw and we can then get our canoes out again.”
Verb
Opposite of to discourage someone by removing their enthusiasm or courage
Verb
Opposite of hang over
Verb
Opposite of calm down
Adjective
Opposite of moderately cold or chilly
“The county has warm summers with occasional hot spells and cool rainy periods.”
Adjective
Opposite of cold, unfriendly or lacking in emotion
“Eddie was held in high esteem by the farming community and his pleasant friendly smile endeared him to all.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
“We are all familiar with the fact that good news and cheerful surroundings promote a normal appetite.”
Adjective
Opposite of bitterly, almost painfully, cold to the senses
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