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cold (n):
the absence of heat
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the coldness made our breath visible.
come in out of the cold.
cold is a vasoconstrictor

Related Words: ness
cold (n):
the sensation produced by low temperatures
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he shivered from the cold.
the cold helped clear his head

Related Words: ness
cold (n):
a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
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will they never find a cure for the common cold?
cold (s):
of a seeker; far from the object sought
cold (s):
lacking the warmth of life
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cold in his grave
cold (s):
(color) giving no sensation of warmth
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a cold bluish grey
cold (s):
unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication
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the boxer was out cold.
pass out cold
cold (s):
feeling or showing no enthusiasm
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a cold audience.
a cold response to the new play
cold (s):
having lost freshness through passage of time
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a cold trail.
dogs attempting to catch a cold scent
cold (a):
having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
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a cold climate.
a cold room.
dinner has gotten cold.
cold fingers.
if you are cold, turn up the heat.
a cold beer
cold (a):
extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion
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a cold unfriendly nod.
a cold and unaffectionate person.
a cold impersonal manner.
cold logic.
the concert left me cold
cold (s):
without compunction or human feeling
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in cold blood.
cold-blooded killing.
insensate destruction

Related Word: inhuman
cold (s):
sexually unresponsive
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was cold to his advances.
a frigid woman

Related Words: frigid
cold (s):
so intense as to be almost uncontrollable
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cold fury gripped him
cold (s):
lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
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moth-eaten theories about race.
stale news

Related Word: stale
cold (s):
marked by errorless familiarity
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had her lines cold before rehearsals started
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