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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishicyic‧y /ˈaɪsi/ ●○○ adjective  1 COLDextremely cold syn frosty an icy wind The bath water was icy cold.2 SLIDEWEATHERcovered in ice an icy mountain road3 ANNOYUNFRIENDLYan icy remark, look etc shows that you feel annoyed with or unfriendly towards someone an icy stare icilyiciness noun [uncountable]
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icyBut as it moves southward the icy air moderates.The sidewalks were icy and slippery.Winded, her face crushed against the soft warmth of his coat, she felt icy breath whispering over her forehead.Despite the icy ground, he was urging his horse on faster and faster.During most of these four hundred years of capitalism, Western capital and labor were locked in an icy kiss.Her question got an icy response from the chairman.None of them shared the icy restraint of the last letter.My heart leapt into action so fast it was like being flung in an icy swim-ming pool.Be careful - the roads are icy this morning.I held him under the spigot and squeezed his chest as the icy water ran over him.Though a gust of icy wind made his eyes water, blurring the caller's features, he knew them well enough.Cold icy winds swept under the gaps of cottage doors rattling them fiercely.
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