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Synonyms for glacial
ˈgleɪ ʃəlglacial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glacialadjective

    relating to or derived from a glacier

    "glacial deposit"

    Synonyms:
    polar, icy, gelid, frosty, frozen, wintry, arctic, frigid

    Antonyms:
    hot

  2. frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintryadjective

    devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain

    "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile"

    Synonyms:
    wintry, frozen, nipping, icy, wintery, frigid, frozen(p), quick-frozen, arctic, snappy, gelid, crisp, rooted(p), fixed, rimed, flash-frozen, cold, polar, stock-still, rimy, nippy, frosty

    Antonyms:
    hot

  3. arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polaradjective

    extremely cold

    "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather"

    Synonyms:
    polar, north-polar, icy, cold, gelid, pivotal, diametric, opposite, frosty, diametrical, frozen, arctic, frigid, wintry

    Antonyms:
    hot

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. glacialadjective

    Synonyms:
    icy

  2. glacialadjective

    Synonyms:
    of glaciers

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "glacial":

    ice, glaciated, frigid, glacier, icy

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How to use glacial in a sentence?

  1. Chen Chunyan:

    Continued high temperature has accelerated glacial melting in mountainous areas, and caused natural disasters such as flash floods, mudslides, and landslides in many places.

  2. Raul Labrador:

    There's a lot of sticking points, not just one, every time we meet, we get a little closer. Sometimes that movement is glacial, so Raul Labrador really have to pay attention to observe it, but there is a way here, there is a way.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Because of the White House’s glacial pace, there are hundreds and hundreds of Senate confirmable positions without any pending nominee from the administration, and just 7 pending nominees before the Senate, instead of pointing fingers of blame, the administration ought to roll up their sleeves and send qualified nominees to the Senate.

  4. Carlos Curbelo:

    Every time we meet, we get a little closer. Sometimes that movement is glacial, so Raul Labrador really have to pay attention to observe it, but there is a way here, there is a way.

  5. Curtis Marean:

    This unique confluence of food from the land and sea cultivated the complex cultures revealed by the archaeology and provided safe harbor for humans during the glacial cycles that revealed that plain and made much of the rest of the world unwelcoming to human life.


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