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adjective as in frosty

noun as in rime

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The commander of that operation was General Joseph Hoar, a Marine officer—that is, a service that is a part of the Navy.

In this high realm floating water is probably in the frozen state, answering to the form of dew, which we call hoar frost.

Mists or hoar frosts on the tenth of March betokens (sic) a plentiful year, but not without some diseases.

It was a most perfect autumn morning, without a cloud in the sky and with the ground underfoot white with hoar-frost.

The cold hoar frost glistened on the tombstones, and sparkled like rows of gems, among the stone carvings of the old church.

If the hoar frost of the morning melt on the wool, be sure there is an unnatural heat somewhere.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hoar, such as: chilly, frigid, glacial, icy, wintry, and antarctic.

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