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  • as inapprehensive
  • as infrightened
  • as inpetrified

synonyms for in a cold sweat

  • afraid
  • concerned
  • doubtful
  • jittery
  • jumpy
  • suspicious
  • uncertain
  • uneasy
  • uptight
  • alarmed
  • biting nails
  • butterflies
  • disquieted
  • feel in bones
  • foreboding
  • frozen
  • get vibes
  • have a hunch
  • have cold feet
  • have funny feeling
  • have stage fright
  • hung up
  • in a dither
  • in a sweat
  • lily-livered
  • mistrustful
  • running scared
  • shaky
  • stiff
  • troubled
  • weak
  • worried
  • worried sick
  • afraid
  • anxious
  • fearful
  • panicky
  • spooked
  • startled
  • unnerved
  • abashed
  • alarmed
  • butterflies
  • cowed
  • dismayed
  • frozen
  • numb
  • petrified
  • terrified
  • terrorized
  • yellow
  • aghast
  • chicken
  • chicken-hearted
  • have cold feet
  • having kittens
  • hung up
  • in a panic
  • in a sweat
  • jittery
  • jumpy
  • lily-livered
  • mousy
  • pushing the panic button
  • rabbity
  • running scared
  • scared stiff
  • shaky
  • shivery
  • sissy
  • terror-stricken
  • uptight

antonyms for in a cold sweat

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  • calm
  • certain
  • clear
  • collected
  • composed
  • confident
  • cool
  • definite
  • easygoing
  • happy
  • laid-back
  • sure
  • unquestionable
  • at ease
  • quiet
  • unafraid
  • undoubting
  • unfearful
  • unsuspicious
  • unworried
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    How to use in a cold sweat in a sentence

    Madame de Condillac stood watching him, her face composed, her glance cold.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    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 felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    When alone she sometimes picked it up and kissed the cold glass passionately.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    Or, if I escaped these dangers for a day or two, what could I expect but a miserable death of cold and hunger?
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    Should the vapor not condense well, the test-tube may be immersed in a glass of cold water.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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