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Meaning of GELID

Pronunciation:  'jelid

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  extremely cold; "an arctic climate"; "let's get inside; I'm freezing"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather"

GELID is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: arctic, cold, freezing, frigid, glacial, icy, polar



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gel"id\, a. [L. gelidus, fr. gelun frost, cold. See
{Cold}, and cf. {Congeal}, {Gelatin}, {Jelly}.]
Cold; very cold; frozen. ``Gelid founts.'' --Thompson.

Thesaurus Terms
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