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frostbite

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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frostbitefrost‧bite /ˈfrɒstbaɪt $ ˈfrɒːst-/ noun [uncountable]  MIa condition caused by extreme cold, that makes your fingers and toes swell, become darker, and sometimes fall off I nearly got frostbite.frostbitten /-bɪtn/ adjective
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frostbiteWhen the ground is frozen, walking on it for extended periods of time can cause frostbite.Doctors there treated his hands and face for frostbite.I wondered if she might ever get frostbite.Well, there are jokes about yeast infections, frostbite, liver transplants and cereal variety packs.If any white dots appear it's the first sign of frostbite.There had been many injuries due to frostbite.Yet he owes his life to this man who, in saving him, has sacrificed his hands to frostbite.
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