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adjective as in cold, raw

noun as in cold conditions

verb as in make cold

verb as in discourage

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Example Sentences

While there’s a lot of chatter around a possible surge in coronavirus cases come fall, economists note there may also be chilling headwinds for the labor market and small businesses in the next few months.

From Fortune

The other is a carbon tax, a term that often sends chills through free market advocates.

When chilled, a warmer system cooled off in less time than it took a cooler system to reach the same low temperature.

I’d known Jim since grade school, and he did try to chill out when I asked him to, but he simply couldn’t control himself.

From Ozy

Side effects to the coronavirus vaccine include pain at the injection site, fatigue, headache, muscle aches, chills and feeling feverish.

It was an attempt to combat a growing chill on free speech in Turkey while placing his newspaper at the center of the debate.

Alice wore a black nylon rain jacket that looked as if it was ill prepared to deal with the coming chill.

If you prefer them chewy in the middle and crisp outside, chill the balls of dough.

Standing in the chill breeze of autumn, I knew something had passed between us.

What he—and his friend holding the camera—heard in response was enough to chill them to the bone.

Presently he began to shiver so, with some sort of a chill, that I took off my coat and wrapped it round him.

From the day of that terrible chill in the snow-storm, she had never been quite well, Ramona thought.

Though she was warmly wrapped in a soft rug of silvery fur, a chill crept into her heart.

As she walked along the chill promenade she looked with discreet curiosity at every woman she met, to see her condition.

A chill, sinister feeling crept over me, but I kept my gaze fixed steadily in the same direction.


On this page you'll find 165 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chill, such as: biting, chilly, freezing, frigid, frosty, and icy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.