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cool

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Adjective, Adverb
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2 in 2 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

coola. [AS. cōl; akin to D. koel, G. kÜhl, OHG. chouli, Dan. kölig, Sw. kylig, also to AS. calan to be cold, Icel. kala. See Cold, and cf. Chill.].
  •  Moderately cold; between warm and cold; lacking in warmth; producing or promoting coolness.  [1913 Webster]
    "Fanned with cool winds."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not ardent, warm, fond, or passionate; not hasty; deliberate; exercising self-control; self-possessed; dispassionate; indifferent; as, a cool lover; a cool debater.  [1913 Webster]
    "For a patriot, too cool."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not retaining heat; light; as, a cool dress.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Manifesting coldness or dislike; chilling; apathetic; as, a cool manner.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Quietly impudent; negligent of propriety in matters of minor importance, either ignorantly or willfully; presuming and selfish; audacious; as, cool behavior.  [1913 Webster]
    "Its cool stare of familiarity was intolerable."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Applied facetiously, in a vague sense, to a sum of money, commonly as if to give emphasis to the largeness of the amount.  [1913 Webster]
    "He had lost a cool hundred."  [1913 Webster]
    "Leaving a cool thousand to Mr. Matthew Pocket."
Syn. -- Calm; dispassionate; self-possessed; composed; repulsive; frigid; alienated; impudent.
cooln. 
     A moderate state of cold; coolness; -- said of the temperature of the air between hot and cold; as, the cool of the day; the cool of the morning or evening.  [1913 Webster]
coolv. t. 
  •  To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as, ice cools water.  [1913 Webster]
    "Send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.  [1913 Webster]
    "We have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts."  [1913 Webster]
To cool the heels, to dance attendance; to wait, as for admission to a patron's house. [Colloq.] Dryden.
coolv. i. 
  •  To become less hot; to lose heat.  [1913 Webster]
    "I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus,
    the whilst his iron did on the anvil cool.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To lose the heat of excitement or passion; to become more moderate.  [1913 Webster]
    "I will not give myself liberty to think, lest I should cool."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cool, adj., n., & v.
--adj.
1 of or at a fairly low temperature, fairly cold (a cool day; a cool bath).
2 suggesting or achieving coolness (cool colours; cool clothes).
3 calm, unexcited.
4 lacking zeal or enthusiasm.
5 unfriendly; lacking cordiality (got a cool reception).
6 (of jazz playing) restrained, relaxed.
7 calmly audacious (a cool customer).
8 (prec. by a) colloq. at least; not less than (cost me a cool thousand).
9 sl. esp. US excellent, marvellous.
--n.
1 coolness.
2 cool air; a cool place.
3 sl. calmness, composure (keep one's cool; lose one's cool).
--v.tr. & intr. (often foll. by down, off) make or become cool.

Idiom
cool-bag (or -box) an insulated container for keeping food cool. cool-headed not easily excited. cool one's heels see HEEL(1). cooling-off period an interval to allow for a change of mind before commitment to action. cooling tower a tall structure for cooling hot water before reuse, esp. in industry. cool it sl. relax, calm down.
Derivative
coolish adj. coolly adv. coolness n.
Etymology
OE col, colian, f. Gmc: cf. COLD

THESAURUS

cool

Buddha-like composure, Laodicean, OK, Olympian, Oriental calm, abate, abnegation, above all that, absolute zero, abstinence, ace-high, affectless, aguey, aguish, air-condition, air-cool, algid, algidity, allay, aloof, anesthetized, apathetic, aplomb, appease, arctic, arrest, arrogant, assassinate, assured, at rest, audacious, autistic, aweless, awelessness, backward, bad, balance, balanced, balanced personality, bang-up, bashful, bitterness, blank, bleakness, blue with cold, blunt, bold, bonzer, boss, bracing, brazen, bridle, briskness, bully, bump off, bumptious, but good, calculated, calm, calm disposition, calm down, calm of mind, calmness, catatonic, chattering, check, chill, chilled, chilliness, chilling, chilly, chromatic, cloistered, cold, cold as charity, cold-blooded, coldhearted, coldness, collect, collected, colorific, coloring, commonsense, compose, composed, composure, conciliate, confident, conservatism, constancy, constrain, constrained, constraint, contain, continence, control, controlled, contumelious, cool off, coolheaded, coolheadedness, cooling, coolish, coolness, coolth, corking, countenance, crackerjack, cradle, crispness, cryogenics, cryology, curb, curtail, damp, dampen, dandy, decelerate, decrease in temperature, deflect, defuse, deliberate, delicious, detached, deter, dichromatic, diminish, disaccordant, disaffect, discourage, discreet, disdainful, disincline, disinterest, dispassion, dispassionate, distant, distract, dithery, divert, divine, do in, dompt, drugged, ducky, dulcify, dull, dust off, dwindling, ease, easy mind, ebbing, emotionally dead, emotionless, enjoin, equable, equilibrium, even, even out, even-tempered, even-tenored, evenness, exclusive, execute, expectation, expected, expecting, expressionless, fab, familiar, fast, fastness, fervorless, fiducial, fine and dandy, finish, firm, firm as Gibraltar, firmness, forbidding, forward, freezing, freezing point, fresh, freshen, freshness, frigid, frigidity, frosted, frostiness, frosty, frozen, frozen to death, gear, gelid, gelidity, gentle, gentleness, glorious, glowing, golden mean, govern, great, groovy, guard, guarded, halcyon, half-frozen, halfhearted, happy medium, harmonious, heartless, heavy, hinder, hold, hold at bay, hold back, hold fast, hold in, hold in check, hold in leash, hold up, hubristic, hunky-dory, hush, hushed, ice, ice-cool, iciness, icy, icy calm, immovable, impartiality, impassible, impassive, impersonal, impertinent, imperturbability, imperturbable, imperturbation, impudent, in equilibrium, inaccessible, inclemency, incompatible, indifferent, indispose, indisturbance, inexcitability, inexcitable, infrigidate, inhibit, inhospitable, inimical, insolent, insulting, insusceptible, intense cold, introverted, invariability, invigorating, isolated, jam-up, judiciousness, just dandy, juste-milieu, keen, keenness, keep, keep back, keep from, keep in, keep in check, keep under control, knock off, lay, lay the dust, lay under restraint, lenity, lessen, level-headed, levelheaded, liquidate, logical, low temperature, lukewarm, lull, many-colored, marvy, matching, mean, meden agan, medley, mental composure, middle way, mildness, moderate, moderateness, moderation, moderationism, modest, moldering, mollify, monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, motley, neat, nerve, neuter, neutral, neutrality, nifty, nip, nippiness, nippy, nobby, nodding acceptance, nonamazedness, nonamazement, nonastonishment, nonchalant, nonemotional, nonmarveling, nonviolence, nonwonder, nonwondering, nothing in excess, objective, obtrusive, obtuse, offish, okay, out of sight, out of touch, overconfident, overpresumptuous, overweening, pacific, pacifism, pacify, passionless, peace of mind, peaceable, peaceful, peacefulness, peachy, peachy-keen, perfunctory, philosophic composure, philosophical, philosophicalness, philosophy, phlegmatic, pigmentary, placate, placid, placidity, poise, polychromatic, pour balm into, pour balm on, practical, pragmatic, predictable, premeditated, presuming, presumptuous, prismatic, procacious, prohibit, propitiate, prudence, pull, pull in, purposeful, purposive, pushy, put away, put off, quell, quench, quiescent, quiet, quiet mind, quietude, rainbow, rational, rawness, reasonable, reduce, refresh, refreshing, refrigerate, rein, rein in, relaxed, reliability, reliable, remote, removed, repel, repose, reposeful, reposing, repress, repressed, reserved, rest, restful, resting, restrain, restrained, restraint, retard, reticent, retiring, retrench, rigor, ripping, rock, rock to sleep, rootedness, rum, sane, sang-froid, sangfroid, scrumptious, secluded, seclusive, secure, secureness, security, sedateness, self-abnegation, self-absorbed, self-control, self-controlled, self-denial, self-possessed, self-restraint, sensational, sensible, sequestered, sequestrated, serene, serenity, set back, severity, shaky, shameless, sharp air, sharpness, sheltered, shivering, shivery, shrinking, simmer down, slap-up, slow down, smashing, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, smother, snub, sober, sober-minded, sobriety, solid, solidity, solitary, something else, soothe, soothingness, soulless, sound, soundness, spectral, spiffing, spiffy, spiritless, stability, stabilize, stable, stable equilibrium, stable state, standoff, standoffish, steadfast, steadfastness, steadiness, steady, steady nerves, steady state, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stimulating, stoic, stolid, strained, straiten, stunning, subdue, subdued, subsiding, substantial, substantiality, suppress, suppressed, swell, temperance, temperate, temperateness, tense, tepid, tinctorial, tingent, toning, tough, tranquil, tranquilize, tranquillity, turn aside, turn away, turn from, turn off, unabashed, unaffable, unaffectionate, unagitated, unamazed, unamazedness, unamazement, unamiable, unamicable, unapproachable, unastonished, unastonishment, unastounded, unawed, unbewildered, uncompanionable, unconcerned, uncongenial, uncordial, undazed, undazzled, undeflectability, undemonstrative, under control, undisturbed, undumbfounded, unemotional, unexcessiveness, unexcitable, unexcited, unexpansive, unextravagance, unextremeness, unfeeling, unflappable, unflinching, unfriendly, ungenial, unharmonious, unheated, uniformity, unimpassioned, unimpressed, unimpressibleness, unimpressionable, uninterested, uninvolved, unloving, unmarveling, unmoved, unpassionate, unperturbed, unresponding, unresponsive, unruffled, unruffledness, unshakable, unshakable nerves, unshakableness, unsociable, unstirring, unsurprise, unsurprised, unsurprisedness, unsusceptible, unsympathetic, untouchable, untroubled, unwavering, unwondering, uppish, uppity, variegated, ventilate, via media, waning, warm, wean from, well-balanced, with chattering teeth, withdrawn, withhold, without nerves, wizard, wonderless, wonderlessness, zealless

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cool

Dissuasion

VB dissuade, dehort, cry out against, remonstrate, expostulate, warn, contraindicate, disincline, indispose, shake, stagger, dispirit, discourage, dishearten, deter, repress, hold back, keep back, render averse, repel, turn aside, wean from, act as a drag, throw cold water on, damp, cool, chill, blunt, calm, quiet, quench, deprecate, disenchant, disillusion, deflate, take down a peg, pop one's balloon, prick one's balloon, burst one's bubble, disabuse (correction).

Moderation

VB be moderate, keep within bounds, keep within compass, sober down, settle down, keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail, moderate, soften, mitigate, temper, accoy, attemper, contemper, mollify, lenify, dulcify, dull, take off the edge, blunt, obtund, sheathe, subdue, chasten, sober down, tone down, smooth down, weaken, lessen, check palliate, tranquilize, pacify, assuage, appease, swag, lull, soothe, compose, still, calm, calm down, cool, quiet, hush, quell, sober, pacify, tame, damp, lay, allay, rebate, slacken, smooth, alleviate, rock to sleep, deaden, smooth, throw cold water on, throw a wet blanket over, turn off, slake, curb, tame, smooth over, pour oil on the waves, pour oil on the troubled waters, pour balm into, mattre de l'eau dans son vin, go out like a lamb, roar you as gently as any sucking dove.

N moderation, lenity, temperateness, gentleness, sobriety, quiet, mental calmness, moderating, anaphrodisia, relaxation, remission, mitigation, tranquilization, assuagement, contemporation, pacification, measure, juste milieu, golden mean, ariston metron, moderator, lullaby, sedative, lenitive, demulcent, antispasmodic, carminative, laudanum, rose water, balm, poppy, opiate, anodyne, milk, opium, poppy or mandragora, wet blanket, palliative, moderate, lenient, gentle, mild, mellow, cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured, tempered, calm, unruffled, quiet, tranquil, still, slow, smooth, untroubled, tame, peaceful, peaceable, pacific, halcyon, unexciting, unirritating, soft, bland, oily, demulcent, lenitive, anodyne, hypnotic, sedative, antiorgastic, anaphrodisiac, mild as mother's milk, milk and water, moderately, gingerly, piano, under easy sail, at half speed, within bounds, within compass, in reason, est modue in rebus, pour oil on troubled waters.

Caution

N caution, cautiousness, discretion, prudence, cautel, heed, circumspection, calculation, deliberation, foresight, vigilance, warning, coolness, self-possession, self-command, presence of mind, sang froid, well-regulated mind, worldly wisdom, Fabian policy, cautious, wary, guarded, on one's guard, cavendo tutus, in medio tutissimus, vigilant, careful, heedful, cautelous, stealthy, chary, shy of, circumspect, prudent, discreet, politic, sure-footed, unenterprising, unadventurous, cool, steady, self-possessed, overcautious, cautiously, Int, have a care!, timeo Danaos, festina lente, ante victoriam ne canas triumphum, don't sing out victory before the triumph, give, every man thine ear but few thy voice, he who laughs last laughs best, il rit bien qui rit le dernier, ni firmes carta que no leas ni bebas agua que no v, nescit vox missa reverti, love all, trust a few, noli irritare leones, safe bind safe find, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Indifference

N indifference, neutrality, coldness, anaphrodisia, unconcern, insouciance, nonchalance, want of interest, want of earnestness, anorexy, anorexia, inappetency, apathy, supineness, disdain, recklessness, inattention, anaphrodisiac, antaphrodisiac, lust-quencher, passion-queller, indifferent, cold, frigid, lukewarm, cool, cool as a cucumber, unconcerned, insouciant, phlegmatic, pococurante, easygoing, devil-may- care, careless, listless, lackadaisical, half-hearted, unambitious, unaspiring, undesirous, unsolicitous, unattracted, aloof, unapproachable, remote, uncaring, unattractive, unalluring, undesired, undesirable, uncared for, unwished, unvalued, all one to, insipid, vain, for aught one cares, Int, never mind, Who cares? whatever you like, whatever, I couldn't care less, I could care less, anything will do, es macht nichts.

Enmity

N enmity, hostility, unfriendliness, discord, bitterness, rancor, alienation, estrangement, dislike, hate, heartburning, animosity, malevolence, inimical, unfriendly, hostile, at enmity, at variance, at daggers drawn, at open war with, up in arms against, in bad odor with, on bad terms, not on speaking terms, cool, cold, cold hearted, estranged, alienated, disaffected, irreconcilable.

Discourtesy

N discourtesy, ill breeding, ill manners, bad manners, ungainly manners, insuavity, uncourteousness rusticity, inurbanity, illiberality, incivility displacency, disrespect, procacity, impudence: barbarism, barbarity, misbehavior, brutality, blackguardism, conduct unbecoming a gentleman, grossieret_e, brusquerie, vulgarity, churlishness, spinosity, perversity, moroseness, sternness, austerity, moodishness, captiousness, cynicism, tartness, acrimony, acerbity, virulence, asperity, scowl, black looks, frown, short answer, rebuff, hard words, contumely, unparliamentary language, personality, bear, bruin, brute, blackguard, beast, unlicked cub, frump, crosspatch, saucebox, crooked stick, grizzly, discourteous, uncourteous, uncourtly, ill-bred, ill-mannered, ill-behaved, ill-conditioned, unbred, unmannerly, unmannered, impolite, unpolite, unpolished, uncivilized, ungenteel, ungentleman-like, ungentlemanly, unladylike, blackguard, vulgar, dedecorous, foul- mouthed foul-spoken, abusive, uncivil, ungracious, unceremonious, cool, pert, forward, obtrusive, impudent, rude, saucy, precocious, repulsive, uncomplaisant, unaccommodating, unneighborly, ungallant, inaffable, ungentle, ungainly, rough, rugged, bluff, blunt, gruff, churlish, boorish, bearish, brutal, brusque, stern, harsh, austere, cavalier, taint, sour, crabbed, sharp, short, trenchant, sarcastic, biting, doggish, caustic, virulent, bitter, acrimonious, venomous, contumelious, snarling, surly, surly as a bear, perverse, grim, sullen, peevish, untactful, impolitic, undiplomatic, artless, discourteously, with discourtesy, with a bad grace.

Cold

N cold, coldness, frigidity, inclemency, fresco, winter, depth of winter, hard winter, Siberia, Nova Zembla, wind- chill factor, ice, snow, snowflake, snow crystal, snow drift, sleet, hail, hailstone, rime, frost, hoar frost, white frost, hard frost, sharp frost, barf, glaze, lolly, icicle, thick-ribbed ice, fall of snow, heavy fall, iceberg, icefloe, floe berg, glacier, nev_ee, serac, pruina, freezing mixture, dry ice, liquid nitrogen, liquid helium, chilliness, chill, shivering, goose skin, horripilation, rigor, chattering of teeth, numbness, frostbite, cold, cool, chill, chilly, icy, gelid, frigid, algid, fresh, keen, bleak, raw, inclement, bitter, biting, niveous, cutting, nipping, piercing, pinching, clay-cold, starved, chilled to the bone, shivering, aguish, transi de froid, frostbitten, frost-bound, frost-nipped, cold as a stone, cold as marble, cold as lead, cold as iron, cold as a frog, cold as charity, cold as Christmas, cool as a cucumber, cool as custard, icy, glacial, frosty, freezing, pruinose, wintry, brumal, hibernal, boreal, arctic, Siberian, hyemal, hyperborean, hyperboreal, icebound, frozen out, unwarmed, unthawed, lukewarm, tepid, isocheimal, isocheimenal, isocheimic, frozen, numb, frost-bitten, coldly, bitterly, pierre fendre.

Refrigeration

VB cool, fan, refrigerate, refresh, ice, congeal, freeze, glaciate, benumb, starve, pinch, chill, petrify, chill to the marrow, regelate, nip, cut, pierce, bite, make one's teeth chatter, damp, slack quench, put out, stamp out, extinguish, go out, burn out (incombustibility).

Gray

N gray, neutral tint, silver, pepper and salt, chiaroscuro, grisaille, Payne's gray, black, gray, grey, iron-gray, dun, drab, dingy, leaden, livid, somber, sad, pearly, russet, roan, calcareous, limy, favillous, silver, silvery, silvered, ashen, ashy, cinereous, cineritious, grizzly, grizzled, slate-colored, stone-colored, mouse-colored, ash-colored, cool.

Wisdom

N intelligence, wisdom, intelligence, capacity, comprehension, understanding, cuteness, sabe, savvy, intellect, nous, parts, sagacity, mother wit, wit, esprit, gumption, quick parts, grasp of intellect, acuteness, acumen, subtlety, penetration, perspicacy, perspicacity, discernment, due sense of, good judgment, discrimination, cunning, refinement, head, brains, headpiece, upper story, long head, eagle eye, eagle- glance, eye of a lynx, eye of a hawk, wisdom, sapience, sense, good sense, common sense, horse sense, plain sense, rationality, reason, reasonableness, judgment, solidity, depth, profundity, caliber, enlarged views, reach of thought, compass of thought, enlargement of mind, genius, inspiration, geist, fire of genius, heaven-born genius, soul, talent, prudence, vigilance, tact, foresight, sobriety, self-possession, aplomb, ballast, a bright thought, not a bad idea, Solomon-like wisdom, intelligent, quick of apprehension, keen, acute, alive, brainy, awake, bright, quick, sharp, quick witted, keen witted, clear witted, sharp-eyed, sharp sighted, sharp witted, wide- awake, canny, shrewd, astute, clear-headed, farsighted, discerning, perspicacious, penetrating, piercing, argute, quick-witted, nimble-witted, needle-witted, sharp as a needle, sharp as a tack, alive to, clever, arch, pas si bete, acute, wise, sage, sapient, sagacious, reasonable, rational, sound, in one's right mind, sensible, abnormis sapiens, judicious, strong- minded, unprejudiced, unbiased, unbigoted, unprepossessed, undazzled, unperplexed, unwarped judgment, impartial, equitable, fair, cool, cool-headed, long-headed, hardheaded, strong-headed, long- sighted, calculating, thoughtful, reflecting, solid, deep, profound, oracular, heaven-directed, heaven-born, prudent, sober, stand, solid, considerate, politic, wise in one's generation, watchful, provident, in advance of one' age, wise as a serpent, wise as Solomon, wise as Solon, wise, sensible, reasonable, judicious, well- thought-out, well-planned, well-judged, well-advised, prudent, politic, expedient, aut regem aut fatuum nasci oportet, but with the morning cool reflection came, flosculi sententiarum, les affaires font les hommes, mas vale saber que haber, mas vale ser necio que profiadol nemo solus sapit, nosce te, gnothi seauton, nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit, sapere aude, victrix fortunae sapientia.


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