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verb cool pronunciation in British English /kuːl/
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present tense
present participlecooling
past tensecooled
past participlecooled
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    cool down

    [intransitive/transitive] to become cooler, or to make something cooler
    Allow the cake to cool completely.
    We opened the windows to cool the room.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] if a feeling such as love or anger cools, it becomes less strong
    Later, when tempers had cooled, they sat down and talked.
    Her enthusiasm quickly cooled.

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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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