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perspire

(pər-spīr′)
v. per·spired, per·spiring, per·spires
v.intr.
To excrete perspiration through the pores of the skin.
v.tr.
To expel through external pores; exude.

perspire

(per-spir') [L. perspirare, breathe through]
To secrete fluid through the pores of the skin. Synonym: sweat (3)
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Shoulders drooped, head bowed, the perspiring teemer shuffled to the water bosh.
Teijin Fibers believes that its new polyester with all-round performance for total comfort when perspiring greatly expands upon the moisture-absorption and quick-drying functions of fabrics now on the market.
The leader added as he was leaving the stadium, perspiring and breathing heavily: "It reminds me of mountain skiing, it's less traumatic than soccer.
The perspiring prince shook hands and chatted to locals who had been battered by cyclone Yasi last month.
I didn't get far out of Fort William when I noticed I was perspiring so much.
Well, when it comes to getting laughs there's nobody in quite the same league as the energetic, effervescent, psychotically perspiring comic.
AFTER his bruising, 'Bond - The Builder's Yard Years' performance in gritty 007 reboot Casino Royale, the world has waited slack-jawed and perspiring for what Daniel Craig would do next.
I washed my hair and that didn't last long because I was perspiring so profusely.
On a cool day bodies lose around two litres of water through breathing, perspiring and going to the toilet.
While I applaud Mr Julian's praise of any perspiring worker toiling during the hot weather (whether public or private sector), one has to understand that the decision to offer Inland Revenue staff the opportunity to leave the premises was taken by management after taking advice on the health and safety risks of staff staying within the confines of the office buildings.
Fosse shows the performer perspiring and it only makes her more glamorous.