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tran·spire

(tran-spīr'),
To exhale vapor from the skin or respiratory mucous membrane.
[trans- + L. spiro, to breathe]

transpire

(trăn-spīr′)
v. tran·spired, tran·spiring, tran·spires
v.intr.
To give off vapor containing waste products, as through animal or plant pores.
v.tr.
To give off (vapor containing waste products) through the pores of the skin or the stomata of plant tissue.

transpire

(tran-spir')
To emit vapor through the skin or other tissues.
See: perspire
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In a November 1978 editorial, The Progressive expressed skepticism about the reports of genocide in Cambodia and scolded Senator George McGovern for being "taken in." McGovern had warned that "something horrible is now transpiring in Cambodia" and called for an international intervention.
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