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Sweat

v. i.1.To excrete sensible moisture from the pores of the skin; to perspire.
[imp. & p. p. Sweat or Sweated (Obs. Swat ( )); p. pr. & vb. n. Sweating.]
2.Fig.: To perspire in toil; to work hard; to drudge.
He 'd have the poets sweat.
- Waller.
3.To emit moisture, as green plants in a heap.
v. t.1.To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire; as, his physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.
2.To emit or suffer to flow from the pores; to exude.
It made her not a drop for sweat.
- Chaucer.
With exercise she sweat ill humors out.
- Dryden.
3.To unite by heating, after the application of soldier.
4.To get something advantageous, as money, property, or labor from (any one), by exaction or oppression; as, to sweat a spendthrift; to sweat laborers.
To sweat coin
to remove a portion of a piece of coin, as by shaking it with others in a bag, so that the friction wears off a small quantity of the metal.
n.1.(Physiol.) The fluid which is excreted from the skin of an animal; the fluid secreted by the sudoriferous glands; a transparent, colorless, acid liquid with a peculiar odor, containing some fatty acids and mineral matter; perspiration. See Perspiration.
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread.
- Gen. iii. 19.
2.The act of sweating; or the state of one who sweats; hence, labor; toil; drudgery.
3.Moisture issuing from any substance; as, the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack.
4.The sweating sickness.
5.(Man.) A short run by a race horse in exercise.
Sweat box
(Naut.) a small closet in which refractory men are confined.
Sweat glands
(Anat.) sudoriferous glands. See under Sudoriferous.
Noun1.sweat - salty fluid secreted by sweat glands; "sweat poured off his brow"
Synonyms: perspiration, sudor
2.sweat - agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"
Synonyms: fret, stew, swither, lather
3.sweat - condensation of moisture on a cold surface; "the cold glasses were streaked with sweat"
4.sweat - use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
Verb1.sweat - excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin; "Exercise makes one sweat"
Synonyms: perspire, sudate
To dream that you are sweating, suggests that you are experiencing some overwhelming anxiety, stress, fear, or nervousness in your life. This dream may serve to remind you that in order to achieve success, you need to endure the struggle and efforts that go along with success. Alternatively, it may signify a kind of cleansing or ridding of bad karma. You may be going through an emotional cool-off period.BO, abide, ado, agitation, agonize, aim, all-overs, anguish, anxiety, await, bake, be determined, be in heat, beaded brow, beads of sweat, befuddlement, bewilderment, bide, blaze, bleed, bloom, body odor, boil, bother, botheration, breathless impatience, broil, burden, burn, burn to, burst, bustle, busy, chafe, chafing, chaos, chills of fear, choke, chyle, cloud, cold creeps, cold shivers, cold sweat, colostrum, combust, commotion, condense, confusion, cook, creeps, daze, diaphoresis, dirty work, discharge, discombobulation, discomfiture, discomposure, disconcertion, disorder, disorganization, disorientation, disquiet, disquietude, distill, disturbance, dither, dithers, do double duty, donkeywork, dribble, drip, dripple, drive, drop, drudge, drudgery, eagerness, elucubrate, embarrassment, employment, endeavor, excitement, exudate, exudation, exude, fag, fatigue, fear and trembling, feery-fary, ferment, fidgetiness, fighter, fighting man, filter, fit, flame, flame up, flap, flare, flare up, flicker, flummox, flurry, flush, fluster, flutter, flutteriness, fog, frenzy, fret, fretfulness, fretting, fry, fuddle, fuddlement, fume, fuss, fussiness, gasp, get excited, gleet, glow, goose bumps, gooseflesh, grind, gurgle, handiwork, handwork, hard work, hardly wait, haste, hasten, haze, heartquake, heebie-jeebies, hit the ball, honest sweat, horripilation, hubbub, hullabaloo, humor, hustle, ichor, impatience, impatientness, impetuousness, incandesce, industry, inquietude, itch to, jimjams, jitters, jumble, jump the gun, jumps, keep busy, labor, laboriousness, lachryma, lactation, lather, leach, leukorrhea, lick, lick of work, lixiviate, lucubrate, lymph, maelstrom, man-at-arms, manual labor, mark time, matter, maze, mess, milk, mist, moil, mucor, mucus, muddle, muddlement, mulct, nervousness, ooze, oppress, overdrive, overtask, overtax, overwork, palpitation, pant, parch, peccant humor, percolate, perplexity, perspiration odor, perspire, perturbation, phlegm, pother, pour it on, pucker, purulence, pus, quaking, quiver of terror, quivers, radiate heat, rat race, resolve, restiveness, restlessness, rheum, roast, rook, ruffle, saliva, sanies, scald, scorch, scramble, scratch, scut work, seek, seep, seethe, serous fluid, serum, serviceman, sew, shakes, shimmer with heat, shivers, shuffle, simmer, sit up for, slave, slavery, slog, slogging, smolder, smother, snot, spadework, spark, spasm, spurt, spurtle, squirm, stay up for, steam, stew, stick, stifle, stir, strain, streams of sweat, strive, stroke, stroke of work, struggle, study, sudor, sudoresis, suffocate, suppuration, swaddy, swat, swatting, sweat and stew, sweat blood, sweat it out, sweat out, sweating, swelter, swirl, swivet, swot, swotting, task, tax, tear, teardrop, tense readiness, the whites, thrill of fear, tiresome work, tizzy, to-do, toast, toil, transude, travail, treadmill, trembles, trepidation, trepidity, trickle, tumult, uneasiness, unpatientness, unquiet, unquietness, unsettlement, upset, urine, vortex, wait, wait for, wait impatiently, wait on, wait up for, warrior, watch, watch and wait, water, weep, whirl, willies, wilt, work, work hard, work late, work overtime, worry
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