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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.
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perspire

(per-spir') [L. perspirare, breathe through]
To secrete fluid through the pores of the skin. Synonym: sweat (3)
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