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1‘the frozen ground’
ice-cold, ice-covered, icy, ice-bound, frosted
hard, solid, hard as iron
chilled, iced, preserved
3‘the frozen countryside’
bitterly cold, wintry, frosty, icy, glacial, frigid, arctic, sub-zero, Siberian, polar, raw, extreme
rare gelid, algid
4‘his hands were frozen’
freezing, very cold, chilled, chilled to the bone, chilled to the core, chilled to the marrow, numb with cold, numb, numbed, frozen stiff
informal frozen to death
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