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 for Chilling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chilling \Chill"ing\, a.
     Making chilly or cold; depressing; discouraging; cold;
     distant; as, a chilling breeze; a chilling manner. --
     Chill"ing"ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chill \Chill\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chilled (ch[i^]ld); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Chilling.]
     1. To strike with a chill; to make chilly; to cause to
        shiver; to affect with cold.
        [1913 Webster]
              When winter chilled the day.          --Goldsmith.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To check enthusiasm or warmth of feeling of; to depress;
        to discourage.
        [1913 Webster]
              Every thought on God chills the gayety of his
              spirits.                              --Rogers.
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     3. (Metal.) To produce, by sudden cooling, a change of
        crystallization at or near the surface of, so as to
        increase the hardness; said of cast iron.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: provoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most
             terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
             [syn: chilling, scarey, scary, shivery,
      n 1: the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature [syn:
           cooling, chilling, temperature reduction]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "chilling":
     ache, aching, adiabatic absorption, adiabatic demagnetization,
     adiabatic expansion, air conditioning, air cooling, alarming,
     algific, awing, blast freezing, blast-freezing, chilblains, chill,
     chilliness, cold creeps, cold shivers, congealing, congealment,
     congelation, cooling, creeps, cryogenics, cryopathy, daunting,
     deep freezing, dehydrofreezing, deterrent, deterring,
     disconcerting, discouraging, disheartening, dismaying, disquieting,
     dithers, duck bumps, electric refrigeration, fear-inspiring,
     fearful, fearsome, food freezing, freezable, freezing, frightening,
     frightful, frigorific, frostbite, gas refrigeration, glaciable,
     glaciation, glacification, goose bumps, goose pimples, gooseflesh,
     horripilation, infrigidation, kibe, mechanical refrigeration,
     overawing, quick freezing, quick-freezing,
     reduction of temperature, refreezing, refrigerant, refrigeration,
     refrigerative, refrigeratory, regelation, scaring, scary,
     sharp freezing, sharp-freezing, shivering, shivers, startling,

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