Numbness (Substantives), deadness, anèsthesia.
(Verbs). To benumb, paralyse, anèsthetise, to chloroform, inject with cocaine, etc.
(Adjectives). Numb, benumbed, intangible, impalpable.
Fire, spark, scintillation, flash, flame, blaze, bonfire, firework, wildfire, pyrotechny, ignition 384.
Insolation, summer, dog-days, tropical or Bengal heat, heat-wave, sirocco, simoom; isotherm.
Hot spring, thermal spring, geyser.
Science of heat: Pyrology, Thermology, Thermotics, Calorimetry, Thermodynamics.
(Verbs). To be hot, to glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, burn, broil, bake, blaze, smoulder.
(Phrases). To be in a heat, in a glow, in a fever, in a blaze, etc.
(Adjectives). Hot, warm, mild, unfrozen, genial, tepid, luke-warm, blood-hot, thermal, thermotic, calorific, sunny, close, sultry, baking, boiling, broiling, torrid, tropical, èstival, canicular, glowing, piping, scalding, reeking, etc., on fire, afire, ablaze, fervid, fervent, ardent, unquenched; isothermal, isotheral.
(Phrases). Hot as fire; warm as toast; warm as wool; piping hot.
Igneous, fiery, candescent, incandescent, red-hot, white-hot, incalescent, smoking, blazing, unextinguished, smouldering.
Frost, ice, snow, sleet, hail, hailstone, rime, hoar-frost, icicle, iceberg, ice-floe, glacier, winter.
Incombustibility, incombustibleness; asbestos.
Sensation of cold: chilliness, shivering, shuddering, goose-skin, goose-flesh, rigor, horripilation, chattering of teeth, etc.
(Verbs). To be cold, etc., to shiver, quake, shake, tremble, shudder, dither, quiver.
(Adjectives). Cold, cool, chill, chilly, gelid, frigid, bleak, raw, inclement, bitter, biting, cutting, nipping, piercing, clay - cold, fresh, pinched, starved, perished, shivering, etc., aguish, frozen, frost-bitten, frost- nipped, frost-bound, unthawed, unwarmed; incombustible, fire-proof.
(Phrases). Cold as a stone; cold as marble; cold as a frog; cold as charity; cold as Christmas; cool as a cucumber; cool as a custard.
Icy, glacial, frosty, freezing, wintry, brumal, hibernal, boreal, arctic, hiemal, hyperborean, ice-bound.
Melting, fusion, liquefaction, thaw, liquescence, liquation, incandescence.
Burning, combustion, incension, accension, cremation, cautery, roasting, broiling, frying, torrefaction, scorification, branding, calcination, carbonisation, incineration, cineration.
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