cold sweat


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cold sweat

n.
A reaction to nervousness, fear, pain, or shock, characterized by simultaneous perspiration and chill and cold moist skin.
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The activation of the fight or flight (stress) response usually triggers cold sweats.
Do these The thought of six points and a PS200 fine is enough to make me break into a cold sweat, but the arrogant minority are clearly not bothered one bit
Sometimes non-traditional heart attack symptoms, such as shortness of breath or a cold sweat, occur along with chest pain.
Although the experiments showed people getting into a cold sweat, and looking distressed, at the thought of losing their data, the difference in electrodermal activity, nose tip temperatures and expressions of sadness were surprisingly small when comparing the loss of important and trivial data.
Anxiety disorders, on the other hand, manifest in palpitations, breathing difficulties, cold sweat, dizziness or light-headedness, body weakness, tremors, digestive system problems, the sense of panic or uneasiness, fears of going crazy, losing control and being seriously ill.
However, since it passed in the Punjab Assembly powerful Pakistani religious bodies as well as a few politicians in cold sweat denounced the new law as being in conflict with the Muslim holy book, the Quran, as well as Pakistan,s constitution.
One thing we know Can isn't, though, is a right-back, the player no doubt breaking out in a cold sweat recalling his unhappy spell there last season.
COLD SWEAT: MY FATHER JAMES BROWN AND ME comes from the daughter of a global soul star and tells of how James Brown's complicated musical career created an unusual childhood that challenged Yamma Brown at every turn.
It often imagines it will end up sitting permanently in an office on its own, with everyone else down the boozer [we're there now, loser: all your fears have materialised--Ed], while it is drenched in a cold sweat before a glitzy PR do in the City upon thinking of how it will be cold-shouldered.
And if just the thought of giving up your sugary vice causes you to break into a cold sweat, then it's time to take action.
at night in deep cold sweat / dreams she's a sea monster