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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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Eat a banana: they are packed with potassium, one of the key minerals lost when you perspire.
3 : to work hard enough to perspire <She sweat over the lesson.
It also it important to keep residents dry to prevent miliaria, especially in a warm, humid climate where they might perspire excessively.
During a busy service, cooks perspire large amounts of body fluids.
They say it works miracles on their shiny heads, especially if they tend to perspire.
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The three substances - wood, wax, and flesh - all perspire under a cruel and delicious heat.
My fatty breasts droop like the ears of mutt dogs and perspire in their creases.
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It can make us perspire and speak in a rapid, higher pitched voice.
the inability to perspire, caused by medications including diuretics, sedatives and tranquilizers, and certain heart and blood pressure drugs.
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