Coldness


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Coldness

Acis
blood turned into a “river of ice.” [Gk. Myth.: Metamorphoses]
Antarctica
continent of constant cold. [Geography: WB, A:495]
Arctic
area of constant cold. [Geography: WB, A:600]
Frost, Jack
personification of freezing cold. [Am. and Br. Folklore: Misc.]
Hyperboreans
fabulous people living beyond North Wind, traditionally near North Pole. [Rom. Myth.: Zimmerman, 132]
Lapland
northern region of Scandinavian peninsula, mostly within Arctic Circle. [Geography: Misc.]
Lower Slobbovia
cartoon land of perpetual cold. [Comics: “Li’1 Abner” in Horn, 450–451]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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He cannot stand the temperature, the coldness. He really doesn't like it when it's really cold,' Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a Palace briefing.
A sob that nearly escaped turned into a gasp as severe coldness seeped into her bones.
Parliamentary sources said that PML-N and PPP leadership were not mentally prepared to accept each other and the coldness they had shown towards each other on the floor of the lower house of the parliament was visible as the body language of their MPs was also repellent and they would unlikely move along for long.
irked people in the wake of increased coldness and intermittent snowfall
The prices of woolen garments including sweaters have increased due to increase in chilness in the district and people are being forced to buy these products on high rate to beat coldness.
He went on to say, "French President Emmanuel Macron is adopting the legacy of his two predecessors, Mitterrand and De Gaulles, in terms of foreign policy in the Arab world." The diplomat also deemed that his country's politics "is based on three pillars, namely, distinction from American positions, more coldness towards Israel and the commitment to play the role of mediator in all crises." R.K.
As she teases, enrages and arouses the passions of Mark Antony (an impressive Antony Byrne), we sense foreboding - the luxuriant scenes in Egypt emphatically contrasting with the coldness of those in Rome - gently underpinned by Laura Mvula's superb musical accompaniment.
Luxuriant Egypt contrasts with the coldness of Rome while composer Laura Mvula's superb musical accompaniment gently underpins the drama throughout.
Clarkson told of the "coldness" he felt when he realised the crash had happened to his co-host, adding that his knees turned to "jelly".
"And I can feel it now; the coldness. My knees turning to jelly.
The clocks go back, coldness and darkness descend and just to make things all the more bleak Strictly Come Dancing and X Factor dominate the TV screen.
Negative: Coldness, aloofness, lack of emotion, unfriendliness.