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deep freeze

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1 a state of temporary inactivity
  • his hunt for a new house was put in the deep freeze while he recovered from the auto accident

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2 a weather condition marked by low temperatures
  • the deep freeze had everyone thinking that global warming might not be so bad

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The first known use of deep freeze was in 1943

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“Deep freeze.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deep%20freeze. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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