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Used other than as an idiom: see cold, reading.

Acting auditions often include cold reading.

Additional definitions for 'cold reading':

cold readingThe technique, or an instance, of using likely guesses and assumptions, then narrowing in on any positive responses, in order to give the impression of having information about a person or event.
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