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Definition of Chilling

  • Making chilly or cold; depressing; discouraging; cold; distant; as, a chilling breeze; a chilling manner.
  • the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature

How to use chilling in a sentence. Chilling pronunciation.

Harrik asked, with an effort at unconcern, for David's boldness had in it something chilling to his fierce passion and pride.
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The detachment commander was entirely without tentage from the 25th of June until the 5th of August-forty-five days in the rainy season in Cuba, exposed to the torrid sun by day, to chilling dews by night, and the drenching rains of the afternoon, without shelter from any inclemencies of the weather, and this in spite of repeated applications to proper authorities for the suitable allowance of tentage.
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This was done in several places as they advanced toward the low arch of ice from which the stream poured forth; and Saxe rather shrank from this task, as it seemed to promise a long wade in chilling water.
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But the affronts to society, the practical imprisonment of this girl, this chilling silence as to her mother, have roused her brave young heart.
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The broken statue of the river god-the desert silence in which the water of the sweet fountain keeps its melancholy course-the profound and chilling Solitude of the spot-all seemed eloquent, not of love, but the broken hope and the dreary loneliness that succeed it!
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And the wind, the raw, chilling December wind, driven in, wet and salty, from the sea, tore over the dunes and brown uplands and across the frozen salt-meadows, screamed through the telegraph wires, and made the platform of the dismal South Harniss railway station the lonesomest, coldest, darkest and most miserable spot on the face of the earth.
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The constantly enforced recollection that whatever he wrote would be subject to the chilling glance of the eye of Fosdick mater was of itself a check upon the flow.
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It was like a splash of cold water in the face, at once awakening and chilling.
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For two weeks she did not even see him, and one evening, after an extremely comfortless conference with his leader, he met her with the most chilling formality.
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But weeks and months passed away, and no vessel bound for the South Seas, showed itself in that distant latitude; and its gloomy fogs, and chilling atmosphere, its pale sky, where the sun never shone for more than three or four hours in the day, seemed to wither up his life with his waning hopes!
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But if ever, in the fulness of my heart, I began to speak of my parents, of my home, he evinced either so impertinent an ennui or assumed so chilling a sneer that I usually hurried away from him, as well as the subject, in indignant disgust.
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Jane felt the stretching and chilling of the skin of her face as the blood left it.
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Jane slipped her hands down to the swinging gun-sheaths, and when she had locked her fingers around the huge, cold handles of the guns, she trembled as with a chilling ripple over all her body.
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This conviction was already chilling Mrs. Budlong's marrow.
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One can see evil before it comes; it casts a shadow; it has a chilling breath which any one with sensibilities can feel.
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Instantly Mr. Dreux's embarrassment left him and he assumed a chilling haughtiness.
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If I had been murdered there, in some former life, I could not have seemed to remember the place more thoroughly, or with a more emphatic chilling of the blood; and the mere remembrance of it acquired in that minute, is so strengthened by the imaginary recollection, that I hardly think I could forget it.
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Thus dwindled the passing days; and for him who had painted the "Spring" there came the chilling neglect of Winter, until Death in mercy laid an icy hand upon him, and he was still.
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With a strange still grief he took in his own the quiet little hand chilling into marble coldness, and there between the fingers, firmly clasped, was the No License ballot with which the brave little soul thought to change the verdict of yesterday.
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A strange stillness hovered about him, and with it there came over him a loneliness that was chilling, a loneliness that made him homesick.
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Examples of Chilling

Example #1
The word of the Effendina is to do right by Egypt, to give thyself to justice and to peace.
Example #2
David held up Kaid's ring, which had lain in his hand.
Example #3
Is it any wonder that men grew sick, and that death stalked broadcast through the camp of the 5th Corps, under these conditions?
Example #4
Application was made to the regimental commander, 13th Infantry, for a portion of regimental tentage for the detachment of the 13th Infantry; but, in spite of the fact that the reduced regiment had on hand all the canvas prescribed for the full regiment, none could be obtained for the detachment.
Example #5
But as they came close up, it was to find ample room beneath the glacier to pick their way in over the rock, with the stream on their right, where it had worn itself a channel in the course of ages.
Example #6
Dale became immediately deeply interested in the structure of the ice and the state of the rock beneath the arch, at whose entrance he paused, while the guide under his instruction chipped marks at the edge of the stream by which he could test the rate of progress of the glacier.