sweating


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Synonyms for sweating

producing or covered with sweat

Synonyms for sweating

the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid

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The six men, all on one side of the stone, united their efforts to raise it to eight or ten inches from the ground, sweating and blowing, whilst a seventh got ready against there should be daylight enough beneath it to slide in the roller that was to support it.
Don't think to enjoy yourselves up there while we're sweating down here
Kim translated it, sweating under the light of an oil-lamp, to Mahbub, the second day of their return-journey.
The men wrong who, with bent back and sweating brow, cut the smooth road over which humanity marches forward from generation to generation
Hale went up to the grays and patted their sweating flanks.
It was a common complaint, and his fellow `floormen' told him that socks and boots just rotted away from the continual sweating.
He deployed his men into a skirmish line from the point where Esmeralda had been found, and in this extended formation they pushed their way, sweating and panting, through the tangled vines and creepers.
and as if scorning to say more to the frightened and shamefaced count, he lashed the heaving flanks of his sweating chestnut gelding with all the anger the count had aroused and flew off after the hounds.
While his dogs were merely sweating because every time they tried to pack the unhappy lad tight in one part he bulged out in another, Hook's master mind had gone far beneath Slightly's surface, probing not for effects but for causes; and his exultation showed that he had found them.
For several minutes he dared not move; but clung, weak and sweating, where he lay.
If ever adventure was well damned, it was by Sheldon, sweating in the windless grass and fighting gnats, the while he kept close watch up and down the avenue.
Each morning, below, sweating out my thousand words, I found myself looking forward to that twelve o'clock event of the day.
A number of these sweatings and plungings having, as he supposed, rendered his person perfectly "inodorous," he resumed his trapping with renovated hope.
revealed that the vast majority (76%) of American men think excessive sweating is embarrassing, with almost half (44%) saying they think they sweat more than most people.
Dubai: At least one per cent of high school students in each class complain about sweating excessively, a medical specialist told Gulf News.