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Further, the Air Force official poured some cold water on the legacy of the Warthog—despite its popularity with the ground troops.

But maybe this is a necessary splash of cold water for gays, too: The era of the gay icon, the old-school diva, is over.

A brand new Washington Post/ABC poll splashed a little cold water across Democratic faces.

The freezing cold water of the lake likely preserved them for the next thousand years.

“I bent over to untie my shoelaces, and I felt an agent pouring cold water on me,” said Adonys, who has filed an asylum request.

Should the vapor not condense well, the test-tube may be immersed in a glass of cold water.

Upon these fire-eaters de Robeck has hitherto thrown cold water.

Then he would burst rudely into my solitude and while I sopped cold water over his injured members, he would blubber.

Starch is insoluble in cold water, but by boiling, it dissolves, forming a thick paste.

It dissolves readily in cold water, and is converted into sugar by long continued boiling with acids.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cold water, such as: damper, downer, drag, grinch, grouch, and killjoy.

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