Synonyms of chill in English:
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2 his quiet tone chilled Ruth more than if he had shouted
make someone's blood run cold, chill someone's blood, chill to the bone, chill to the marrow, make someone's flesh crawl, give someone goose pimples, scare witless, frighten the living daylights out of, fill with fear, strike terror into, put the fear of God into, throw into a panic
informalscare the pants off
British informalput the wind up, give someone the heebie-jeebies, make someone's hair curl
Irish informalscare the bejesus out of
vulgar slangscare shitless
[Antonyms] comfort, reassure
- North American informal the home should be a place to chill out See relax
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literary a chill wind came through the open doors
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