Chill
Chill Chill, a. 1. Moderately cold; tending to cause shivering; chilly; raw. [1913 Webster]

Noisome winds, and blasting vapors chill. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Affected by cold. ``My veins are chill.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Characterized by coolness of manner, feeling, etc.; lacking enthusiasm or warmth; formal; distant; as, a chill reception. [1913 Webster]

4. Discouraging; depressing; dispiriting. [1913 Webster]


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