sweat

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Synonyms for sweat

perspire

Synonyms

  • perspire
  • swelter
  • sweat like a pig
  • sweat buckets
  • break out in a sweat
  • exude moisture
  • be pouring with sweat
  • glow

worry

Synonyms

  • worry
  • fret
  • agonize
  • lose sleep over
  • be on tenterhooks
  • torture yourself
  • be on pins and needles

no sweat

Synonyms

  • no problem
  • it's nothing
  • you're welcome
  • it's a pleasure

sweat something out

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Synonyms for sweat

to excrete moisture through the pores of the skin

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

sweat out: to carry on through despite hardships

Synonyms

moisture excreted through the pores of the skin

physical exertion that is usually difficult and exhausting

a condition of excited distress

Synonyms for sweat

salty fluid secreted by sweat glands

agitation resulting from active worry

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condensation of moisture on a cold surface

excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin

References in classic literature ?
He sat up in bed and a cold sweat broke out upon his brow.
In her nightmare-ridden sleep it became an accomplished fact, so that she would awake, trembling, in a cold sweat, crying out.
A cold sweat broke out over my body, and my heart turned sick at the misery of it.
So saying, he almost panted with agitation, and a cold sweat stood upon his forehead.
I stepped back, and was indeed struck with such a surprise that it put me into a cold sweat, and if I had had a hat on my head, I will not answer for it that my hair might not have lifted it off.
He claims he often breaks out in a cold sweat before shows and only begins to relax once the laughter starts.
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