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  • as inapprehensive
  • as inpetrified
  • as infrightened

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
  • jellyfish
  • lily-livered
  • mistrustful
  • running scared
  • scaredy-cat
  • shaky
  • stiff
  • troubled
  • weak
  • worried
  • worried sick
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antonyms for in a cold sweat

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  • calm
  • certain
  • clear
  • collected
  • composed
  • confident
  • cool
  • definite
  • easy-going
  • 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
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