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perspireverb [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.
(Definition of perspire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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perspireverb [I]

us   /pərˈspɑɪər/ fml
to excrete a salty, colorless liquid through the skin which cools the body; sweat
perspiration
noun [U] us   /ˌpɜr·spəˈreɪ·ʃən/
fml Beads of perspiration glistened on his forehead.
(Definition of perspire from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “perspire”
in Korean (덥거나 긴장해서) 땀이 나다…
in Arabic يَعرق…
in Malaysian berpeluh…
in French transpirer…
in Russian потеть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出汗,流汗…
in Italian traspirare…
in Turkish terlemek…
in Polish pocić się…
in Spanish transpirar…
in Vietnamese đổ mồ hôi…
in Portuguese transpirar…
in Thai เหงื่อออก…
in German schwitzen…
in Catalan suar…
in Japanese 汗をかく, 発汗する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出汗,流汗…
in Indonesian berkeringat…
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