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    Re: cold, cool, freezing, chilly, windy, breezy

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post

    [/I]In #1, cool is probably warmer than chilly; in #2, we could use chilly with little difference in meaning; in #3, the drink is quite cold, but we could not use chilly.
    But, to make things simple, we can chill the drink.

    I would go warm/cool/chilly/cold/freezing. Cool can be either pleasant or the start of unpleasant, but chilly is not pleasant IMO.

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    Re: cold, cool, freezing, chilly, windy, breezy

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    Re: cold, cool, freezing, chilly, windy, breezy

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    But, to make things simple, we can chill the drink.

    I would go warm/cool/chilly/cold/freezing. Cool can be either pleasant or the start of unpleasant, but chilly is not pleasant IMO.
    I seem to remember a folk song (Canadian?) called Chilly Winds.

    b

    PS Perhaps the 'Canadian' one I was thinking of was Four Strong Winds...

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