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Winter Pictionary

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below zero
below zero
bitter cold
bitter
black ice
black ice, a thin coating of ice (as from freezing mist) on a road or sidewalk
blanket
blanket, bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
blizzard
blizzard, a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
blustery
blustery, blowing in loud and abrupt bursts
boots
boots, Las Botas
chilly
chilly, uncomfortably cool
chimney
chimney, a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
coat
an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down
cold
the absence of heat
comforter
bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
cough
sudden expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages
curling
a game played on ice
dog sled
a sled pulled by dogs
down coat
coat made of down (goose feathers)
drafty
not airtight
dreary
depressing in character or appearance
ear muffs
-fit over whole ear to keep them warm
-typically has cups, cushions, and headband
evergreen
a plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year
fire
the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
fireplace
an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built
flannel
a soft light woolen fabric
fleece
a soft bulky fabric with deep pile
flu
an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
flurries
a light brief shower of snow
freezing
below 32 degrees F
freezing rain
raindrops that freeze after they hit the ground or other cold surfaces
frigid
extremely cold
frostbite
a condition that results when body tissues become frozen
frozen
turned into ice
furnace
an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
glacier
a slowly moving mass of ice
gloves
handwear: covers the hand and wrist
gust
a strong current of air
heat
utility to warm a building
heater
device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
hibernate
sleep during winter
hockey
a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of 6 skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with hockey sticks
hot chocolate
a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar
hypothermia
subnormal body temperature
ice
water frozen in the solid state
iceberg
a large mass of ice floating at sea
ice fishing
fishing through a hole in an ice covered pond or lake
ice hockey
a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of 6 skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with hockey sticks
ice skating
shoes with blades
icicle
a pendent spear of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water
icy
covered with or containing or consisting of ice
Jacket
a short coat
log
a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
long johns
warm underwear with long legs
luge
a racing sled for one or two people
mittens
glove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together
nor'easter
a storm blowing from the northeast
parka
a kind of heavy jacket ('windcheater' is a British term)
polar
of or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles
scarf
a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
shiver
reflex shaking caused by cold or fear or excitement
skate
sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along on wheels and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
ski
narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used for gliding over snow
sled
a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs
sleet
partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow)
slippery
being such as to cause things to slip or slide
slush
partially melted snow
sneeze
a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
sniffle
the act of breathing heavily through the nose (as when the nose is congested)
snow flake
precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
snowball
ball of snow
snowboard
like skiing but on one board
snowman
a figure of a person made of packed snow
show shoe
shoes worn to prevent sinking into deep snow
snow shovel
wide, flat shovel used for moving snow
snowstorm
storm of frozen precip.
socks
warm things worn on your feet
storm
a direct and violent assault on a stronghold
stove
a kitchen appliance used for cooking food
sweater
a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
toboggan
a long narrow sled without runners
turtleneck
a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar
whiteout
an arctic atmospheric condition with clouds over snow produce a uniform whiteness and objects are difficult to see
windy
abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes
winter
the coldest season of the year
wool
outer coat of especially sheep and yaks
arctic
the regions north of the Arctic Circle centered on the North Pole
trapper hat

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