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freeze

verb

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to become physically firm or solid
  • add antifreeze to the water in the radiator so it won't freeze and damage the engine

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freeze

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of freeze (Entry 2 of 2)

a weather condition marked by low temperatures
  • the Midwest will experience an intense freeze later in the week

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The first known use of freeze was before the 12th century

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“Freeze.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/freeze. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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