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  1. cold sweatnoun

    the physical condition of concurrent perspiration and chill; associated with fear


  1. Cold Sweat

    Cold Sweat is a song performed by James Brown and written with his bandleader Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis. Brown recorded it in May 1967. An edited version of "Cold Sweat" released as a two-part single on King Records was a No. 1 R&B hit, and reached number seven on the Pop Singles chart. The complete recording, over 7 minutes long, was included on an album of the same name. Brown's lyrics describe how his woman's affections make him "break out in a cold sweat." In 2016 James Brown's "Cold Sweat" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.


  1. cold sweat

    Cold sweat is a state of perspiration, often profuse, that is accompanied by a feeling of coldness or chill, usually brought on by fear, anxiety, nervousness, or a physical condition such as a fever or the body's reaction to specific drugs or medication.


  1. Cold Sweat

    Cold Sweat is a 1970 French/ Italian international co-production starring Charles Bronson and directed by Terence Young. It is based on the 1959 novel Ride the Nightmare by Richard Matheson. It was filmed in and around Beaulieu-sur-Mer.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cold sweat in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cold sweat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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