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perspire

verb [I] uk   /pəˈspaɪər/  us   /pɚˈspaɪɚ/ formal
or polite word for sweat (= to pass liquid through the skin): He was perspiring in his thick woollen suit. The journalists and camera crews began to perspire in the heat as they stood waiting for the president to appear.
Translations of “perspire”
in Arabic يَعرق…
in Korean (덥거나 긴장해서) 땀이 나다…
in Malaysian berpeluh…
in French transpirer…
in Turkish terlemek…
in Italian traspirare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出汗,流汗…
in Russian потеть…
in Polish pocić się…
in Vietnamese đổ mồ hôi…
in Spanish transpirar…
in Portuguese transpirar…
in Thai เหงื่อออก…
in German schwitzen…
in Catalan suar…
in Japanese 汗をかく, 発汗する…
in Indonesian berkeringat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出汗,流汗…
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