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chilling

[′chil·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Rapidly removing the heat from a casting.

chilling

On a painted or varnished surface, a clouding of the surface or a reduction of luster as a result of the movement of cold air over the drying surface.
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Officers pursuit Mr The Chillingly, one victim warned it would only be 'a matter of time' before McCaugherty killed somebody.
It's a skillful impersonation that seeks to humanize at the same time -- and like Amin's death squads, rarely fails to chillingly find its target.
Perhaps most chillingly, scholars at the University of Michigan Survey Research Center have documented a stunning decline in unstructured, unorganized "free time," with kids losing a dozen hours a week of unfettered hang time since the late '70s.
To quote the review of the audiobook in KLIATT, March 2005: Roth goes back to 1940 and creates a chillingly believable novel based on Roosevelt's failure to win a third term; instead, Charles Lindbergh, a known isolationist and anti-Semite, is elected president.
And in a story sure to warm sightseers' hearts, a chillingly cool and maybe queer schoolgirl amusedly swindles gay Castro tourists--"soft and unaware, with pink faces .
However, as the authors chillingly state, "We live with these pathogens in a negotiated peace, but what happens when biological circumstances change?
It would be unfair to deny the interest of a number of individual shows--among my official favorites were Hans van der Meer's double series of soccer matches, "Dutch Fields," 1995-97, and "Football on Stage in Provence," 2004, and Raphael Dallaporta's "Antipersonnel," 2004, chillingly aestheticized photos of landmines from around the world (both in the "Contemporaries" category).
More chillingly, what if the Cuban missile crisis had escalated?
In his debut novel, Ordinary Wolves (Milkweed Editions, $22), Kantner chillingly juxtaposes the self-relying/live-by-the-rifle dogma of the Alaskan frontiersmen with the invasiveness of the "everything-wanter" persona of the modern world.
Posing as Djamel Mostaghanemi, a pro-fundamentalist journalist, Sifaoui recorded and filmed his new associates speaking with alarming frankness about how they attract new recruits to the jihad, raise funds and spread propaganda, and, most chillingly of all, identify suitable forgets for terrorist attack.
Rather chillingly he describes how a new volcano has been emerging from the sea.