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 periodicals archive ?
This means that people experiencing a cold sweat may have skin that is clammy and cool, and they may report feeling cold.
May include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea, or light-headedness.
Now she breaks out into a cold sweat and starts to tremble if she even steps on a bus.
Every now and then, great institutions wake up in a cold sweat and--a bit like Kafka's Gregor Samsa--discover they have metamorphosed into something resembling a dinosaur.
"If the idea of auditioning for one more job or summer dance program makes you break out in a cold sweat, you should know that you are not alone."