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stone-cold

adjective
1.
completely cold
adverb
2.
(intensifier): stone-cold sober
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • If you had waited until Samuel had finished his speech everything on the table would have been stone-cold.

    Toby Tyler James Otis
  • What you can't be stone-cold sure of to-morrow you drive a nail in to-day.

    T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Every Jack sees in his own particular Jill charms and perfections to the enchantment of which we stolid onlookers are stone-cold.

  • They could do nothing but talk and talk and ask questions; and I had waffles, too, and they got stone-cold.

    T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • But it's hard luck to be fixed as he is—that's stone-cold truth.

    The Shuttle Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Here, John Henry, bring me another cup of coffee; this's stone-cold.

    The Other Fellow F. Hopkinson Smith
  • The stone-cold comforter attracts the poets, and most of them, like Keats, are half in love with easeful death.

    Side Lights James Runciman

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