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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 Korean (덥거나 긴장해서) 땀이 나다…
in Arabic يَعرق…
in French transpirer…
in Turkish terlemek…
in Italian traspirare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出汗,流汗…
in Russian потеть…
in Polish pocić się…
in Spanish transpirar…
in Portuguese transpirar…
in German schwitzen…
in Catalan suar…
in Japanese 汗をかく, 発汗する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出汗,流汗…
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