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chilly

(chĭl′ē)
adj. chill·ier, chill·iest
1. Cool or cold enough to cause discomfort.
2. Feeling cold, often to the point of shivering.

chill′i·ly adv.
chill′i·ness n.
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Of course, even today gays employed in some segments of the federal public service face uncomfortable work environments, but such chilliness is worlds away from the real risks of firing or demotion formerly faced by a much broader cross-section of gay men and women employed by the federal government.
This occurred almost immediately after, after I stepped outside onto the gallery, into the sunshine, the coolish remnants of it, winter day, a pellucidity in the air that was rainswept and fresh, a chilliness unlike anything you would think of, a displacement that promised in these environs not desolation or an icy, lonely death but rejuvenation, alertness, a fresh awareness--how to put it, I thought, leaning over the rail, looking at the far bank that was tousled with reeds and beyond the bank through the sawgrass and the little hammocks of pines and palms to the swamp, where the old life, unable to resist the encroach of progress, went on as if it didn't matter--how to say it was far too possible--probable--to see too much to get the facts straight.
The chilliness of the style suggests a director bent on suppressing his instincts as a popular entertainer, which would be fine if balanced by a warm central performance.
All at once, the costumes envelope the dancers and conjure the cozy chilliness of winter or the fresh arrival of spring.
Research by Cardiff University's Common Cold Centre has found a hot drink of fruit cordial can help reduce runny nose, coughing, sneezing, sore throat, chilliness and tiredness.
According to Li Yuansheng, the team leader, all the 28 members had passed a series of strict assessment on physics, psychology and high plateau acclimatization, and "they will overcome chilliness and hypoxia to finish building the new station.
The latest research by Cardiff University's Common Cold Centre has found hot fruit cordials can relieve symptoms including a runny nose, cough, sneezing, sore throat, chilliness and tiredness.
As seen in this latitude, the patient has either chilliness or a distinct rigor in the beginning.
She makes her chilliness commensurate with Blanche's pain.
Posited in this concept is the notion that although educator behaviors, learner behaviors, and additional factors inside and outside the classroom can all contribute to creating the education climate, there can be different perceptions by learners about the warmth or chilliness of this climate.
This is a special problem if you live alone because there is no one else to comment on the chilliness of the house or to notice if you are having symptoms of hypothermia.
Only Picasso could have painted it, to be sure, but we are free to read her pursed lips, her rigid body, her austere beauty and note the unintimate relationship, the chilliness, between them.