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English definition of “cold sweat”

cold sweat

noun [C] uk   us  
a state of extreme worry and fear: I break out in a cold sweat (= become extremely worried) just thinking about public speaking.Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobiasFear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
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