perspiring

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Adjective[edit]

perspiring (comparative more perspiring, superlative most perspiring)

  1. Producing perspiration; sweating.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 5, in Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      Mr. Banks’ panama hat was in one hand, while the other drew a handkerchief across his perspiring brow.

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Noun[edit]

perspiring (countable and uncountable, plural perspirings)

  1. The act of producing perspiration.
    • 2015, Seneca (in translation), Dialogues (page 173)
      Yet for all that they did not live an idle life: they found the means of making their retirement more useful to mankind than the perspirings and runnings to and fro of other men: wherefore these persons are thought to have done great things, in spite of their having done nothing of a public character.

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Verb[edit]

perspiring

  1. present participle of perspire