Synonyms for freeze up
- lose it
- be terror-stricken
- become hysterical
- chicken out
- come apart
- go to pieces
- have a fit
- lose nerve
- push panic button
- run scared
- shake in boots
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FREEZE UP
Besides, you'd freeze up there, if the smell of moth-balls didn't choke you first.
The crowd opened, and his life seemed to freeze up with horror.
On the 24th, the night shift allowed the pipes to freeze up.
Consequently his milk of human kindness is very apt to freeze up.
All the blood in my veins seemed to freeze up as she was left alone in the arena.
Then, and it's the only way I can describe it, you both seemed to freeze up for an instant.
Andy longed for the freeze—up that would make his muskrats safe.
It's early for it, too, and the river will freeze up again bad.
As soon as the sea begins to freeze up, the natives gather on Iglulik, where they hunt the walrus throughout the winter.
They were the bitterest words I ever flung at her, and they seemed to freeze up her whole heart.