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synonyms for cold feet

  • anxiety
  • apprehension
  • backing out
  • chickenheart
  • doubt
  • faint heart
  • fear
  • fear of carrying out an activity
  • reservations
  • second thoughts
  • timidity
  • weak knees
  • white feather
  • yellow streak
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How to use cold feet in a sentence

He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Madame de Condillac stood watching him, her face composed, her glance cold.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Moreover, most of the burrows were only a few feet apart and no agonistic behavior was witnessed.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
There was a lathe near the spot where David Arden stood, and shavings and splinters under his feet.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Her feet felt rooted to the floor in the wonder and doubt of this strange occurrence.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
His strong legs and his broad, spade-like feet helped to make him a fine swimmer.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COLD FEET

  • anxiety
  • apprehension
  • cold feet
  • consternation
  • dismay
  • distress
  • dread
  • fright
  • horror
  • nervousness
  • panic
  • scare
  • strain
  • stress
  • tension
  • terror
  • trepidation
  • unease
  • uneasiness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.