When the cold sweat of the bad review dried, another feeling followed that was not at all unpleasant.
I remember waking up 12 or 13 years ago in the middle of the night in a cold sweat.
“But it is a mistake,” cried Don Cornelio, rubbing the cold sweat from his forehead.
He could stand and move without breaking out in a cold sweat.
He spat blood, and a cold sweat broke out on his low forehead.
His face and hands were covered with a cold sweat; his forehead and finger-tips were icy.
He felt a cold sweat down his back, and was seized with a dull and violent rage, the anger of weakness.
At these words, the Jew felt a cold sweat freeze even his bones.
A cold sweat ran down his forehead that waxed livid by the second.
My brow was covered with a cold sweat and my knees were trembling.
cold sweat n.
A reaction to nervousness, fear, pain, or shock, characterized by simultaneous perspiration and chill and cold moist skin.