chilling

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • However, they must remain close to the ground to stay out of the chilling wind.
  • Then a thought sent the blood chilling back to my heart. Cited from The Rustlers of Pecos County, by Zane Grey
  • She tried to put the chilling thought from her, for it made her heart turn cold as ice. Cited from Mischievous Maid Faynie, by Laura Jean Libbey
  • There are several different versions of this song, though all share the chilling final two lines.
  • It has also had what has been described as 'a chilling effect' on free speech.
  • It will do you good, as the air is quite chilling. Cited from The Expressman and the Detective, by Allan Pinkerton
  • And you can quite well, nay, much better, give him fresh air without chilling him. Cited from Notes on Nursing, by Florence Nightingale
  • Before night there came other news, and much more chilling. Cited from Plague Ship, by Andre Norton
  • Then, with a rare smile which could not have been more chilling, she left him standing there. Cited from The Husbands of Edith, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • One-quarter cup of marshmallows may be cut up and added just before chilling. Cited from Foods That Will Win The War (1918), by Goudiss and Goudiss
  • The cold wind blew right against her, chilling her through and through. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 5, May, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
  • They neither live nor die; what they retain of life seems but the chilling sense of death. Cited from Twice Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • No particular treatment of seed is necessary other than exposure to ordinary winter chilling.
  • In cold weather he is changed under the bed clothing without exposure or chilling. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • Never upon the face of a living being had he seen a pallor so death-like and chilling. Cited from The Ape, the Idiot & Other People, by W. C. Morrow
  • That was her first thought as the matter became clear to her; but a chilling second thought followed sharp upon it. Cited from The Mystics, by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • The horror once more was chilling his blood, floating before his eyes. Cited from The Avenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Any other man would have taken the chilling rebuke and left her. Cited from A Roman Singer, by F. Marion Crawford
  • She felt as if she never wished to raise her eyes from this chilling consolation. Cited from The Mark Of Cain, by Andrew Lang
  • Great care must be taken to prevent the fowl from chilling or taking cold. Cited from The Veterinarian, by Chas. J. Korinek
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Root form of chilling is chill for the verb.

Meaning of chilling

  • verb Depress or discourage
    The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers