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cold
  • noun
    A low temperature, especially in the atmosphere; cold weather; a cold environment. (my teeth chattered with the cold)
    A common viral infection in which the mucous membrane of the nose and throat becomes inflamed, typically causing running at the nose, sneezing, a sore throat, and other similar symptoms.
    adjective
    Of or at a low or relatively low temperature, especially when compared with the human body. (a freezing cold day)
    Lacking affection or warmth of feeling; unemotional. (how cold and calculating he was)
    (of the scent or trail of a hunted person or animal) no longer fresh and easy to follow. (the trail went cold)
    Without preparation or rehearsal; unawares. (going into the test cold)

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