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arc·tic

arctic

 
pronunciation:
ark tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: (often capitalized) of or having to do with the region around the North Pole.
The Arctic wilderness may be opened someday for oil drilling.
similar words:
northern, polar
definition 2: freezing or very cold weather as in the Arctic.
The city of Winnipeg has arctic weather in January.
synonyms:
bitter, bleak, frigid, icy
antonyms:
tropical
similar words:
frozen
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part of speech: noun
definition: (often capitalized) the region around the North Pole and inside the Arctic Circle.
synonyms:
North Pole
similar words:
tundra
derivation: arctically (adv.)
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