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chili

CHILI, a.

1. Cool; moderately cold; tending to cause shivering; as the chill vapors of night.

2. Shivering with cold.

My chill veins freeze with despair.

3. Cool; distant; formal; dull; not warm, animated or affectionate; as a chill reception.

4. Depressed; dispirited; dejected; discouraged.



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CHILI, a.

1. Cool; moderately cold; tending to cause shivering; as the chill vapors of night.

2. Shivering with cold.

My chill veins freeze with despair.

3. Cool; distant; formal; dull; not warm, animated or affectionate; as a chill reception.

4. Depressed; dispirited; dejected; discouraged.
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Chil"i
  1. A kind of red pepper. See Capsicum

    [Written also chilli and chile.]
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Chili

CHILI, adjective

1. Cool; moderately cold; tending to cause shivering; as the chill vapors of night.

2. Shivering with cold.

My chill veins freeze with despair.

3. Cool; distant; formal; dull; not warm, animated or affectionate; as a chill reception.

4. Depressed; dispirited; dejected; discouraged.

CHILL, verb transitive

1. To cause a shivering, or shrinking of the skin; to check circulation or motion; as, to chill the blood, or the veins. The force of this word lies in expressing the shivering and shrinking caused by cold.

2. To make cold, or cool; as, the evening air chills the earth.

3. To blast with cold; to check the circulation in plants, and stop their growth.

4. To check motion, life or action; to depress; to deject; to discourage; as, to chill the gayety of the spirits.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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AN'NOTATOR, n. A writer of notes; a commentator; a scholiast; one who writes notes to illustrate the composition of an author.

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