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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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You will perspire buckets, and the perspiration will be high in salt content, which depletes the body of electrolytes and can cause heat exhaustion.
Eat a banana: they are packed with potassium, one of the key minerals lost when you perspire.
Trees never get as hot as asphalt because evaporation helps to moderate their temperature, much as a person perspires to keep cool.
In hot weather, or during vigorous activity, the body perspires.
the inability to perspire, caused by medications including diuretics, sedatives and tranquilizers, and certain heart and blood pressure drugs.
Silver ions in VisaEndurance for base layers are released when the wearer perspires, preventing bacteria from reproducing so that the clothes being worn will not smell.
THE HUMAN BODY perspires because of exertion, heat or nervousness.