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Hibernal vs. Wintry

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Hibernaladjective

Of or pertaining to winter; brumal or hiemal

Wintryadjective

Suggestive or characteristic of winter; cold, stormy.

‘wintry weather’;

Hibernaladjective

Belonging or relating to winter; wintry; winterish.

Wintryadjective

Of precipitation, containing sleet or snow.

‘It will be cloudy overnight, with outbreaks of heavy rain at times. The rain may turn wintry over higher ground.’;

Hibernaladjective

characteristic of or relating to winter;

‘bears in brumal sleep’;

Wintryadjective

Aged, white-haired.

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Wintryadjective

Chilling, cheerless.

‘a wintry remark’;

Wintryadjective

Suitable to winter; resembling winter, or what belongs to winter; brumal; hyemal; cold; stormy; wintery.

‘Touch our chilled hearts with vernal smile,Our wintry course do thou beguile.’;

Wintryadjective

characteristic of or occurring in winter;

‘suffered severe wintry weather’; ‘brown wintry grasses’; ‘summery weather’; ‘summery dresses’; ‘the vernal equinox’;

Wintryadjective

devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain;

‘a frigid greeting’; ‘got a frosty reception’; ‘a frozen look on their faces’; ‘a glacial handshake’; ‘icy stare’; ‘wintry smile’;

Wintryadjective

characteristic of winter, especially in feeling or looking very cold and bleak

‘a wintry landscape’;

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