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Words used to describe cold weather

cold

adjective

used about the weather

crisp

adjective

crisp weather is pleasant because it is cold and dry

brisk

adjective

if it is brisk, the weather is fairly cold and a fairly strong wind is blowing

fresh

adjective

if the weather is fresh, it is fairly cold and the wind is blowing

harsh

adjective

harsh weather is extremely cold and unpleasant

bleak

adjective

bleak weather is very cold and grey

biting

adjective

biting wind or cold is so cold that it makes you feel very uncomfortable

frosty

adjective

cold enough to produce frost

raw

adjective

raw weather is cold and unpleasant

hard

adjective

a hard winter is a very cold winter

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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