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synonyms for gelid

  • chilly
  • cold
  • frozen
  • iced
  • icy
See also synonyms for: gelidity / gelidness
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How to use gelid in a sentence

The thin screaming came again, like a hot wire drawn down the gelid morning.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
She seemed to be unable to tear herself away from the sight of the austere Aniene, with its gelid waters.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
Even as she talked she swiveled the drum around, kicked the easy-off plug, and began dumping the gelid contents into the hole.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
Under a grey sky, glooming to purple, the gelid water writhed nakedly.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
Gelid light and air were in the kitchen but out of doors gentle summer morning everywhere.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
On its margin grows an odorous moss, while its gelid and translucent waters are esteemed a remedy for many disorders.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
Wagtail had also to go on deck, but Paul Gelid remained firm as a rock.
TOM CRINGLE'S LOGMICHAEL SCOTT
Gelid said nothing, but he was in the end the best surgeon's mate amongst them.
TOM CRINGLE'S LOGMICHAEL SCOTT
It was slightly gelid, the invitation, though accepted immediately by Ermentrude.
VISIONARIESJAMES HUNEKER
And the gelid air sweeping 108 down from the high places submerged him as if with a flood of icy water.
THE FORESTER'S DAUGHTERHAMLIN GARLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO GELID

  • chill
  • chilly
  • cool
  • freezing
  • frigid
  • frosty
  • frozen
  • gelid
  • glacial
  • icy
  • nippy
  • polar
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.