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English definition of “chilling”

chilling

adjective uk   /ˈtʃɪl.ɪŋ/ us  
frightening: a chilling tale The monument stands as a chilling reminder of man's inhumanity to man.Describing things that cause fear
chillingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Describing things that cause fear
(Definition of chilling from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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