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.
I sank upon the steps; every pore in my body was a fountain of cold sweat: "Have whom?"
He spat blood, and a cold sweat broke out on his low forehead.
Then he fell back on his bed, unable to speak or to move, and covered with a cold sweat.
He felt a cold sweat down his back, and was seized with a dull and violent rage, the anger of weakness.
There was a prickling at the base of my scalp and I was drenched with cold sweat.
A cold sweat ran down his forehead that waxed livid by the second.
Beads of cold sweat were gathering and running down his drawn face.
cold sweat n.
A reaction to nervousness, fear, pain, or shock, characterized by simultaneous perspiration and chill and cold moist skin.