chill

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Your cold blood cannot be worked into a fever: your veins are full of ice- water; but mine are boiling, and the sight of such chillness makes them dance.
Shadow, chillness, and silence had taken the place of the soft glory of the light, the warm breath of the breeze, and the child's singing.
However, the night temperature improved to intolerable chillness in the top mountainous terrain of the liberated territory.