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  • nouncold conditions
  • verbmake cold
  • verbdiscourage

synonyms for chills

  • coldness
  • bite
  • coolness
  • crispness
  • frigidity
  • gelidity
  • iciness
  • nip
  • rawness
  • rigor
  • sharpness

antonyms for chills

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  • heat
  • warmth
  • inspirit
  • encourage
  • continue
  • incite
  • hearten
  • warm
  • heat
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How to use chills in a sentence

Cold chills crept over Tom, as Mr. Harrison looked round to refresh his memory.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Maybe that chills a man's feelings, maybe something deep in his mind lives and has time to think.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
She complained of a headache, and had had chills during the night, and was now quite evidently feverish.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
It will be long after sun-up then, and when you ask for help you tell them your folks are all down with chills and fever.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Puckered with chills and goose-flesh, the fireside people huddled and sneezed around their respective hearths.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
The glue is applied evenly on both sides of the inner piece only, and this is then stood on edge until the glue chills.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
I confess I am; Raymond Briggs always chills me when he casts his eye over my front elevation.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
Though it was a warm night, as I have said, the cold chills began to chase themselves up and down my back.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
Complete rest in bed is always essential, and external heat is necessary for the body chills easily as the child grows weak.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
Breathe through the nose, thus warming the air you inspire before it enters the lungs and chills the blood.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
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