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cold

cold

 
pronunciation:
kold
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: colder, coldest
definition 1: without heat or warmth.
This room is very cold.January is a cold month.
synonyms:
cool
antonyms:
hot
similar words:
bitter, icy
definition 2: feeling a lack of warmth.
I was cold, so I put on an extra blanket.
synonyms:
chilled
antonyms:
hot
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: low temperature in the environment.
The cold was awful when I walked to work.
definition 2: a common sickness that often causes coughing and a runny nose.
My son caught a cold from his friend at school.
synonyms:
flu, influenza
similar words:
bug, chill
derivations: coldly (adv.), coldness (n.)
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