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frig·id

(frij'id),
1. Synonym(s): cold
2. Temperamentally, especially sexually, cold or irresponsive.
[L. frigidus, cold]
Referring to a woman with sexual arousal disorder

frig·id

(frij'id)
1. Synonym(s): cold.
2. Temperamentally, especially sexually, unresponsive.
[L. frigidus, cold]
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In Australia in 2000, Claire got a chance to sail on the Endeavor, a replica of Captain Cook's vessel, and she surfed in frigid waters off the coast of Cornwall.
A cruel winter held the frontline in its frigid grip.
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