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Easygoing vs. Chill

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Easygoingadjective

(of a person) calm, relaxed, casual and informal

Chillnoun

A moderate, but uncomfortable and penetrating coldness.

‘There was a chill in the air.’;

Easygoingadjective

(of a journey or pace) unhurried

Chillnoun

A sudden penetrating sense of cold, especially one that causes a brief trembling nerve response through the body; the trembling response itself; often associated with illness: fevers and chills, or susceptibility to illness.

‘Close the window or you'll catch a chill.’; ‘I felt a chill when the wind picked up.’;

Easygoingadjective

Moving easily; hence, mild-tempered; relaxed and casual; ease-loving; inactive. Contrasted with tense.

Chillnoun

An uncomfortable and numbing sense of fear, dread, anxiety, or alarm, often one that is sudden and usually accompanied by a trembling nerve response resembling the body's response to biting cold.

‘Despite the heat, he felt a chill as he entered the crime scene.’; ‘The actor's eerie portrayal sent chills through the audience.’; ‘His menacing presence cast a chill over everyone.’;

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Easygoingadjective

having a lax moral or disciplinary standard.

Chillnoun

An iron mould or portion of a mould, serving to cool rapidly, and so to harden, the surface of molten iron brought in contact with it.

Easygoingadjective

unhurried; as, an easygoing pace. Opposite of hurried.

Chillnoun

The hardened part of a casting, such as the tread of a carriage wheel.

Easygoingadjective

unaggressive; as, his easygoing approach to business. Opposite of aggressive.

Chillnoun

A lack of warmth and cordiality; unfriendliness.

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Easygoingadjective

inclined to be excessively tolerant

Chillnoun

Calmness; equanimity.

Easygoingadjective

unhurried and relaxed;

‘an easygoing pace’; ‘a mellow conversation’;

Chillnoun

A sense of style; trendiness; savoir faire.

Easygoingadjective

not hurried or forced;

‘an easy walk around the block’; ‘at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace’;

Chilladjective

Moderately cold or chilly.

‘A chill wind was blowing down the street.’;

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Easygoingadjective

not stressful;

‘an easygoing life as a parttime consultant’;

Chilladjective

Unwelcoming; not cordial.

‘Arriving late at the wedding, we were met with a chill reception.’;

Easygoingadjective

taking life easy;

‘an easygoing man rarely stirred to anger’; ‘an air of placid sufficiency’;

Chilladjective

(slang) Calm, relaxed, easygoing.

‘The teacher is really chill and doesn't care if you use your phone during class.’; ‘Paint-your-own ceramics studios are a chill way to express yourself while learning more about your date's right brain.’;

Chilladjective

(slang) "Cool"; meeting a certain hip standard or garnering the approval of a certain peer group.

‘That new movie was chill, man.’;

Chilladjective

(slang) Okay, not a problem.

‘"Sorry about that." "It's chill."’;

Chillverb

(transitive) To lower the temperature of something; to cool.

‘Chill before serving.’;

Chillverb

(intransitive) To become cold.

‘In the wind he chilled quickly.’;

Chillverb

To harden a metal surface by sudden cooling.

Chillverb

To become hard by rapid cooling.

Chillverb

To relax, lie back.

‘Chill, man, we've got a whole week to do it; no sense in getting worked up.’; ‘The new gym teacher really has to chill or he's gonna blow a gasket.’;

Chillverb

To "hang", hang out; to spend time with another person or group. Also chill out.

‘Hey, we should chill this weekend.’;

Chillverb

To smoke marijuana.

‘On Friday night do you wanna chill?’;

Chillverb

(transitive) To discourage or depress.

‘Censorship chills public discourse.’;

Chillnoun

A moderate but disagreeable degree of cold; a disagreeable sensation of coolness, accompanied with shivering.

Chillnoun

A sensation of cold with convulsive shaking of the body, pinched face, pale skin, and blue lips, caused by undue cooling of the body or by nervous excitement, or forming the precursor of some constitutional disturbance, as of a fever.

Chillnoun

A check to enthusiasm or warmth of feeling; discouragement; as, a chill comes over an assembly.

Chillnoun

An iron mold or portion of a mold, serving to cool rapidly, and so to harden, the surface of molten iron brought in contact with it.

Chillnoun

The hardened part of a casting, as the tread of a car wheel.

Chilladjective

Moderately cold; tending to cause shivering; chilly; raw.

‘Noisome winds, and blasting vapors chill.’;

Chilladjective

Affected by cold.

Chilladjective

Characterized by coolness of manner, feeling, etc.; lacking enthusiasm or warmth; formal; distant; as, a chill reception.

Chilladjective

Discouraging; depressing; dispiriting.

Chillverb

To strike with a chill; to make chilly; to cause to shiver; to affect with cold.

‘When winter chilled the day.’;

Chillverb

To check enthusiasm or warmth of feeling of; to depress; to discourage.

‘Every thought on God chills the gayety of his spirits.’;

Chillverb

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.

Chillverb

To become surface-hardened by sudden cooling while solidifying; as, some kinds of cast iron chill to a greater depth than others.

Chillnoun

coldness due to a cold environment

Chillnoun

an almost pleasurable sensation of fright;

‘a frisson of surprise shot through him’;

Chillnoun

a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever

Chillnoun

a sudden numbing dread

Chillverb

depress or discourage;

‘The news of the city's surrender chilled the soldiers’;

Chillverb

make cool or cooler;

‘Chill the food’;

Chillverb

loose heat;

‘The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm’;

Chilladjective

uncomfortably cool;

‘a chill wind’; ‘chilly weather’;

Chillnoun

an unpleasant feeling of coldness in the atmosphere, one's surroundings, or the body

‘the draughty chill of the castle’; ‘there was a chill in the air’; ‘heat exhaustion symptoms include nausea, chills, dizziness and dehydration’;

Chillnoun

a feverish cold

‘he was confined to bed with a severe chill’; ‘we had better return before you catch a chill’;

Chillnoun

a coldness of manner

‘the chill in relations between France and its former colony’;

Chillnoun

a depressing influence

‘his statements have cast a chill over this whole country’;

Chillnoun

a sudden and powerful feeling of fear

‘a chill ran down my spine’;

Chillnoun

a metal mould, often cooled, designed to ensure rapid or even cooling of metal during casting.

Chillverb

make (someone) cold

‘they were chilled by a sudden wind’;

Chillverb

cool (food or drink), typically in a refrigerator

‘chill the soup slightly before serving’;

Chillverb

(of food or drink) be cooled

‘they had some champagne chilling in the fridge’;

Chillverb

another term for chill-cast

Chillverb

horrify or frighten (someone)

‘the city was chilled by the violence’;

Chillverb

calm down and relax

‘they like to get home, have a bath, and chill out’;

Chillverb

pass time idly with other people

‘she always seems to be just chilling with friends’;

Chilladjective

chilly

‘the chill grey dawn’; ‘the chill winds of public censure’;

Chilladjective

very relaxed or easy-going

‘the island is really chill and laid-back’; ‘in general, I am a pretty chill guy’;

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