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  • adj. superlative form of cold: most cold.


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  • Though Mr Bloxham defended the decision to clear the pavements on Friday - in the aftermath of what he described as the coldest two day period - he said that that didn't "assail the problems people had" in the freezing conditions.

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  • A high, windswept plateau of East Antarctica, the surface of Vostok is often described as the coldest place on Earth.

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  • Among the places Strandberg has explored is Latin America on horseback in 1997, Maasailand in East Africa in 2000, where he met and lived with the Maasai people for one year, and Siberia in 2004, where he explored the Kolyma River in freezing cold temperatures, a journey that has become known as the coldest ever expedition in the history of exploration.

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  • The weather was generally described as the coldest, worst winter weather to hit this part of China in 50 years, and the native Guiyangers I talked to confirmed the reports.

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  • A state, is called the coldest of all cold monsters.

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  • To Build a Fire By Jack London Cast your mind back over time for a moment, if you will, and try to recall the coldest weather you've ever experienced.

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  • Perhaps the latter is a way of rendering solitude bearable and of naming the coldest objects that enclose it.

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  • Then the man whom the Dallas police had called the coldest, most depraved killer of women in the city's history gave me a long gentle stare, his dark deep-set eyes never wavering, an encouraging half-smile on his lips.


  • With rain falling and drivers wearing knit caps and winter coats for driver introductions, the old timers were asked to recall their coldest days in racing.

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  • Several airports, including the Manchester airport used by India-bound travellers, were forced to close; rail services suffered heavy disruption; hundreds of schools extended their winter holidays; and a number of sporting events were cancelled as the country braced itself for what was described as the coldest winter in 30 years.

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