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 Meanings and Examples of COLD
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
cold
 a.  having lost freshness through passage of time
 a.  not showing kindness, love, or emotion and not friendly
 a.  being at a low temperature
 n.  a common infection, especially in the nose and throat, that causes you to cough
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  In a sky of iron the points of the Dipper hung like icicles and Orion flashed his cold fires.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  The night was perfectly still, and the air so dry and pure that it gave little sensation of cold.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  But it was not only that the coming to his house of a bit of hopeful young life was like the lighting of a fire on a cold hearth.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  One cold winter morning, as he dressed in the dark, his candle flickering in the draught of the ill-fitting window, he had heard her speak from the bed behind him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  Here and there a farmhouse stood far back among the fields, mute and cold as a grave-stone.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  She drew aside without speaking, and Mattie and Ethan passed into the kitchen, which had the deadly chill of a vault after the dry cold of the night.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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7  It is powerful cold down here, Ethan assented; and with lowered head he went up in his wife's wake, and followed her across the threshold of their room.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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8  He had been afraid that she would hate the hard life, the cold and loneliness; but not a sign of discontent escaped her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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9  The afternoon was drawing to an end, and here and there a lighted pane spangled the cold gray dusk and made the snow look whiter.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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10  The cold was less sharp than earlier in the day and a thick fleecy sky threatened snow for the morrow.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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11  A mournful peace hung on the fields, as though they felt the relaxing grasp of the cold and stretched themselves in their long winter sleep.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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12  Then she recrossed the floor and lifted two of the geranium pots in her arms, moving them away from the cold window.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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13  He gazed blankly about the kitchen, which looked cold and squalid in the rainy winter twilight.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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14  "You're letting your supper get cold," she admonished him with a pale gleam of gaiety.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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15  Going into his cold dark "study" he placed the lantern on the table and, stooping to its light, read the message again and again.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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Example Sentence: (188 in 13 pages)
16  A sudden gust of cold wind made me shiver.
17  The cold wind struck through my clothes.
18  Shut the window, otherwise it'll get too cold in here.
19  Revenge is a dish best served cold.
20  It was a cold, black night.
21  A terrifying scream in the blackness of the night made my blood run cold.
22  She emerged from the sea, blue with cold.
23  Her hands were blue with cold.
24  The body was cold and showed no signs of life.
25  The building was cold, dark, and uninviting.
26  She had worked as a call centre operator making cold calls for time-share holidays.
27  It's so cold the snow doesn't get a chance to thaw.
28  In the film she's depicted as a very cold and calculating character.
29  Feed a cold and starve a fever.
30  Hasty love is soon hot and soon cold.