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English definition of “chilling”

chilling

adjective     /ˈtʃɪl.ɪŋ/
frightening: a chilling tale The monument stands as a chilling reminder of man's inhumanity to man.Describing things that cause fear chillingly     /-li/ adverb Describing things that cause fear
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