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algid

[al-jid] /ˈæl dʒɪd/
adjective
1.
cold; chilly.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; < Latin algidus cold; see algor
Related forms
algidity, algidness, noun
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  • We cannot, from the remote vista of an algid appellate record, second-guess that choice.
British Dictionary definitions for algid

algid

/ˈældʒɪd/
adjective
1.
(med) chilly or cold
Derived Forms
algidity, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin algidus, from algēre to be cold
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