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noun as in frost

Weak match

noun as in gelidity

noun as in gelidness

noun as in rime

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Example Sentences

She crossed the castle-yard to the wood-cellar, her steps printing the thick hoarfrost.

Not till I saw what looked like hoarfrost dropping from the side of the Fall was the problem explained.

The sun had climbed the sky, burning up the hoarfrost and mist, so that the houses opposite had become clearly discernible.

Only the hoarfrost-resisting flower, as the Chinese call the chrysanthemum, is undimmed, the Chinamen's coats as gay.

Birds awoke in the woods, and hoarfrost lay white on the crisped grasses.


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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hoarfrost, such as: blight, dip, drop, freeze, ice, and rime.

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