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  • adjective comparative form of frosty: more frosty


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  • On January 19th the Chinese foreign ministry, in language that recalled frostier times in bilateral relations, said a "proper" handling of the dispute was crucial to relations between China and Japan as well as to regional stability.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • So when President Hu Jintao visits the U.S. this week, the reception likely will be frostier than usual.

    Hu's Feel-Good Tour of U.S. Is Likely to Be a Bit Chilly

  • That means that if the Bank of Japan keeps on selling yen on the Ministry of Finance's behalf, U.S. officials and others may start issuing carefully worded criticisms on the Japanese move, making tense international relations on the currency markets even frostier.

    Japan's Yen Move Bucks Global Trend

  • "I prefer somethin 'a little frostier myself, but to each his own."


  • The tone of the Liverpool manager's conversations with Javier Mascherano appears to have been somewhat frostier, however.

    Liverpool relief after Fernando Torres says he wants to stay

  • They are a little bit frostier when it comes to the two of them.

    CNN Transcript Jul 6, 2009

  • But under the AKP, those relations are getting frostier.

    Is Turkey Still a Western Ally?

  • The Thursday before last, President Barack Obama came home from his eight-day trip to Asia and received a welcome even frostier than the subfreezing temperatures that had greeted him in Beijing.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: NY Magazine: "Whatever Happened to Barack Obama?"

  • Seven players were suspended, each organization was fined $500,000, and the already cold relationship between Thomas and Karl grew even frostier after Thomas accused Karl of creating a dangerous situation by leaving his starters on the floor, and Karl fired back with a profane tirade.

  • Respect MP George Galloway received a rather frostier reception however, as he took to the stage to boos and cries of "Big Brother, Big Brother".

    Tee Hee Hee


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