Frigid sentence examples

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  • The frigid gaze swung back to her.

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  • Tying her hair back, she pulled off her socks, took a deep breath and dove into the frigid lake.

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  • His look was one of frigid anger as he stormed out.

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  • Carmen jerked the door open and gasped at the rush of frigid air.

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  • She stepped out into the frigid morning, her boots sinking into the snow with a squeaking sound.

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  • In his maxims of life he shows a somewhat frigid and narrow mind.

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  • The air funneling up from the snow-covered hollows was frigid and the little doeling was dying of hypothermia.

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  • The prince again laughed his frigid laugh.

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  • North America is bathed in frigid waters around its broad northern shores; its mountains bear huge glaciers in the north-west; the outlying area of Greenland in the north-east is shrouded with ice; and in geologically recent times a vast ice-sheet has spread over its north-eastern third; while warm waters bring corals to its southern shores.

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  • She took a rock and broke the ice, reaching in the frigid water with her fingers to pull out the jagged pieces of ice.

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  • The frigid air would simply sneak under the house and ooze up through the cracks in the floor.

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  • It has a world-wide distribution, but finds its chief development in the temperate and frigid zones, especially of the northern hemisphere, and as Alpine plants.

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  • His own poetical work is scanty in amount, and for the most part frigid and devoid of inspiration.

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  • Jackson and Elisabeth spent many evenings outdoors lying on the frigid ground, stargazing, pointing out the constellations, and anticipating the occasional falling star.

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  • To suppose that the young statesman learned his frigid statecraft in Spain would be perhaps too simple a solution of the problem offered by his character, and scarcely fair to the Italian proficients in perfidy.

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  • 19), which occurs throughout the temperate and frigid zones.

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  • a torrid zone, between the tropics of summer and winter, which was uninhabitable on account of heat; two frigid zones, uninhabitable on account of cold, and two intermediate temperate zones.

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  • He seized his son by the hand with small bony fingers, shook it, looked straight into his son's face with keen eyes which seemed to see through him, and again laughed his frigid laugh.

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  • Cold Temperate and Frigid Districts.In the coldest portion of the north temperate zone, forests of dwarfed trees occur, and these occasionally spread into the Arctic region itself (Schimper, 1904: 685).

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  • In 1613 Donne contributed to the Lachrymae lachrymarum an obscure and frigid elegy on the death of the prince of Wales, and wrote his famous Marriage Song for St Valentine's Day to celebrate the nuptials of the elector palatine with the princess Elizabeth.

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  • That his temperament at the same time was frigid and comparatively passionless cannot be denied; but neither ought this to be imputed to him as a fault; hostile criticisms upon the grief for a father's death, that " was soothed by the conscious satisfaction that I had discharged all the duties of filial piety," seem somewhat out of place.

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  • The last and the worst of the Cid ballads are those which betray by their frigid conceits and feeble mimicry of the antique the false taste and essentially unheroic spirit of the age of Philip II.

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  • Aristotle, too, gave greater definiteness to the idea of zones conceived by Parmenides, who had pictured a torrid zone uninhabitable by reason of heat, two frigid zones uninhabitable by reason of cold, and two intermediate temperate zones fit for human occupation.

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  • It is, moreover, more exactly adequate to the actual situation, for the Principe has a divine spark of patriotism yet lingering in the cinders of its frigid science, an idealistic enthusiasm surviving in its moral aberrations; whereas a great Italian critic of this decade has justly described the Ricordi as "Italian corruption codified and elevated to a rule of life."

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  • The palaces of the later Renaissance are numerous and frequently grandiose though frigid in design.

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  • Of the many objections urged against the play, perhaps the weightiest is that which condemns the frigid and superfluous part of the Infanta.

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  • Innovative snow-making machines create festive winter flurries in the atrium, allowing passengers to experience a white Christmas minus the frigid temperatures and shovels.

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  • frigid weather.

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  • Companies, such as Spyder, JCrew, Obermeyer Kids specialize in girls' winter garments that withstand extreme outdoor conditions, including frigid days on the sledding hill or snowball fights on the school playground.

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  • mouthfuls of the frigid winter air.

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  • frigid zone.

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  • frigid winters.

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  • Many of the company's innovations have been custom-made for particular teams, such as anti-freeze padding for the Green Bay Packers, who play in the frigid air of Lambeau Field.

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  • frigid temperatures around the house, which was not conducive to helping me get to work early.

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  • Cool and warm turned to frigid and blazing, and he felt their powers coalesce at his core, forcing something open that had been closed by the Watchers.

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  • Rhyn's gaze went to Toby's backpack.  The cold rain felt good against his hot skin, and he stripped down to his T-shirt in the frigid weather to buffer the heat and magic growing within his body.  "This is supposed to incapacitate a demon," Kiki said and loaded a handgun with a small dart.

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  • I asked him if he was going to desist, and he said yes; but we separated on somewhat frigid terms.

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  • It is simply too frigid at this distance for Triton to hold onto an atmosphere, despite tidal warming by Neptune.

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  • He describes its nature as extremely frigid, cold, dry and devoid of any cheering influence.

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  • By dockside hula were stored in frigid waters off Island Star Sailing between the rocks.

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  • At a temperature of 4.2 K, the trapped positrons are an ultracold plasma, a frigid collection of charged particles.

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  • The opinion of some that it means the wind, is too frigid to require refutation.

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  • His aim was to see if it was feasible to make repeated dives in the frigid southern ocean.

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  • His Le Pere Joseph et Richelieu (1894), though somewhat frigid and severe, is based on a mass of unpublished information, and shows remarkable psychologic grasp. In 1878 his Journal parisien de Jean de Maupoint, prieur de Ste Catherine-de-la-Couture was published in vol.

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  • Lacking his intensity of passion and his admirable faculty for seizing the most evanescent shades of difference in feeling, they degenerated into colourless and lifeless insipidities made insupportable by the frigid repetition of tropes and conceits which we are fain to pardon in the master.

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  • From the tropics, to the frigid climes, gardening centers are offering more choices to tantalize even the most conservative taste.

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  • This product features a UL-Listed heating element, so you'll never have to worry about your cat becoming stiff and chilled while she snuggles in front of the window on those frigid winter days.

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  • No more getting up to a frigid house and waiting impatiently for it to warm up enough to take a shower.

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  • For instance, if you're setting a wedding date in January or February there may be snow or frigid temperatures to contend with on you wedding day.

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  • The unique seasonal sailing provides a reprieve from frigid temperatures in a place that has changed little since pharaohs ruled the land.

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  • The vessels are built as icebreakers designed to withstand the frigid, ice-filled waters.

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  • Pine mulch offers a lightweight cover that doesn't block sunlight to the strawberry plant yet keeps the frigid cold from freezing the crown.

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  • You may look forward to cooking at camp, but once you get out into the frigid temperature, spending any time exposed to the wind and snow is usually the last thing on your mind.

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  • A heavyweight leave-in conditioner used during cold and frigid winter months is one of the best hair care products for curly dry hair.

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  • The deckhands work on the vessel in frigid temperatures and they should have experience as greenhorns (beginner) before moving on to fishing for king crab.

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  • Alcatraz was built to be an impenetrable prison, surrounded by rocky cliffs and the choppy, frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay.

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  • I want him to be more affectionate sometimes, but I know he isn't because (not that he's frigid in the sense that he doesn't want to show affection) he just doesn't want to muck up.

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  • The Polar Bear Passage exhibit, for example, is home to Nikita the polar bear and is a 10,000 square foot custom Arctic territory that includes a 140,000 gallon frigid pool.

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  • Ice Climbing Boots - Those who plan to climb icy mountains need boots specifically designed to withstand frigid temperatures and the rigors of vertical climbing.

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  • The line of indulgently soft, pampering duds is lightweight and extra-comfortable, making it perfect to wear on a cool spring evening or a truly frigid winter night.

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  • Frigid and hot temperatures will cause the garment to shrink.

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  • Yes, they can help keep you warmer on a frigid night, but they are also a lot of fun to just sit around in, whether with the whole family as part of a matching set or with your sweetheart for a laugh.

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  • Three flakes, on the other hand, indicates underwear made from either spunsilk, silk thermoknits or silk cashmere, all of which are designed to keep you comfortable even in frigid temperatures.

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  • With frigid temperatures and scarce food, this year-long experiment taught them both a great deal about surviving in the outdoors.

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  • dockside hula were stored in frigid waters off Island Star Sailing between the rocks.

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  • frigid air from inside flowed out across the floor of the passage.

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  • frigid waters, how cold will I be in Belize in March?

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  • The facts disclosed which mainly attracted attention were: (1) that Manning, while yet formally an Anglican, and while publicly and privately dissuading others from joining the Roman Catholic Church, was yet within a little convinced that it was his own duty and destiny to take that step himself; (2) that he was continually intriguing at the back-stairs of the Vatican for the furtherance of his own views as to what was desirable in matters ecclesiastical; (3) that his relations with Newman were very unfriendly; and (4) that, while for the most part he exhibited towards his own clergy a frigid and masterful demeanour, he held privately very cordial relations with men of diverse religions or of no theological beliefs at all.

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  • Sure enough, the first few days of January 1977 were cold but by no means frigid.

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  • For those who live in warmer climates or those crazy enough to brave frigid temperatures and snowstorms, outdoor games offer another option for your Super Bowl party entertainment.

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