Word:

Chill

Pronunciation: chĭld
n.1.
1.A moderate but disagreeable degree of cold; a disagreeable sensation of coolness, accompanied with shivering.
2.(Med.) A sensation of cold with convulsive shaking of the body, pinched face, pale skin, and blue lips, caused by undue cooling of the body or by nervous excitement, or forming the precursor of some constitutional disturbance, as of a fever.
3.A check to enthusiasm or warmth of feeling; discouragement; as, a chill comes over an assembly.
4.An iron mold or portion of a mold, serving to cool rapidly, and so to harden, the surface of molten iron brought in contact with it.
5.The hardened part of a casting, as the tread of a car wheel.
Chill and fever
fever and ague.
a.1.Moderately cold; tending to cause shivering; chilly; raw.
Noisome winds, and blasting vapors chill.
- Milton.
2.Affected by cold.
3.Characterized by coolness of manner, feeling, etc.; lacking enthusiasm or warmth; formal; distant; as, a chill reception.
4.Discouraging; depressing; dispiriting.
v. t.1.To strike with a chill; to make chilly; to cause to shiver; to affect with cold.
[imp. & p. p. Chilled (chĭld); p. pr. & vb. n. Chilling.]
When winter chilled the day.
- Goldsmith.
2.To check enthusiasm or warmth of feeling of; to depress; to discourage.
3.(Metal.) To produce, by sudden cooling, a change of crystallization at or near the surface of, so as to increase the hardness; said of cast iron.
v. i.1.(Metal.) To become surface-hardened by sudden cooling while solidifying; as, some kinds of cast iron chill to a greater depth than others.
Noun1.chill - coldness due to a cold environment
Synonyms: gelidity, iciness
2.chill - an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
3.chill - a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
Synonyms: shivering
4.chill - a sudden numbing dread
Synonyms: pall
Verb1.chill - depress or discourage; "The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers"
2.chill - make cool or cooler; "Chill the food"
Synonyms: cool, cool down
3.chill - loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"
Synonyms: cool, cool down
Adj.1.chill - uncomfortably cool; "a chill wind"; "chilly weather"
Synonyms: chilly
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