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chills

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  1. chills(Noun)

    A feeling of being cold, a symptom of many conditions.

Freebase

  1. Chills

    Chills or rigor is a shaking occurring during a high fever. It occurs because cytokines and prostaglandins are released as part of an immune response and increase the set point for body temperature in the hypothalamus. "Rigor" is sometimes considered a synonym for "chills".

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Chills

    The sudden sensation of being cold. It may be accompanied by SHIVERING.

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  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chills in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chills in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of chills in a Sentence

  1. Alan Dunham:

    Wind chills will be getting colder and colder as the day goes on.

  2. Tom Shimabukuro:

    The important thing to note here is the initial features are largely kind of nonspecific symptoms, which at initial presentation -- or when a patient starts to become symptomatic -- may seem kind of mild and not that clinically significant -- things like headaches, lethargy, chills, myalgia, later features include severe headache, some focal signs, in one case severe abdominal pain, bruising, swelling in the lower extremities.

  3. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner:

    The lack of accountability in these cases stands in stark contrast to disciplinary actions taken against VA whistleblowers, the VA has attempted to fire or suspend whistleblowers for minor indiscretions and, often, for activity directly related to the employee's whistleblowing. While OSC has worked with VA headquarters to rescind the disciplinary actions in these cases, the severity of the initial punishments chills other employees from stepping forward to report concerns.

  4. Elizabeth Drew:

    They feel sick in their stomach, they feel chills, they have shakes, they have no energy.

  5. Michael Burgess:

    I remember the measles. It was bad. Hard shaking chills doesn't even begin to describe it.

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