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chilling

adjective

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uncomfortably cool
  • a Southern visitor who was unused to the chilling air of a Northeast winter

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chilling

verb
present participle of chill

Synonyms & Antonyms of chilling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause to lose heat
  • chill the gelatin for two hours, until it sets

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2 to get rid of nervous tension or anxiety
  • you want to hang out with us and just chill this weekend?

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The first known use of chilling was in 1815

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“Chilling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chilling. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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