chill

chill
[[t]tʃɪl[/t]]
n.
1) an uncomfortably penetrating coldness
2) a sensation of cold, usu. with shivering
3) a sudden fear or alarm
4) a depressing influence or feeling:
His presence cast a chill over everyone[/ex]
5) unfriendliness; coolness
6) moderately cold; chilly
7) depressing or discouraging:
chill prospects[/ex]
8) sts Slang.
cool 12)
9) distant or aloof; unfriendly
10) to become cold
11) to be seized with a chill
12) to affect with cold
13) to make cool:
Chill the wine before serving[/ex]
14) to depress; discourage; disturb
15) cvb sts Slang. to kill; murder
16) cvb sts phv chill out, Slang. to calm down; relax
Etymology: bef. 900; MEchile, OE ci(e)le, cele coolness chill′ing•ly, adv.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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