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Synonyms for sweat



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



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

no sweat


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

sweat something out


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


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

Related Words

condensation of moisture on a cold surface

excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin

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The last physical fact is one which many of us would have only been too ready to dismiss - that Jesus sweated blood in the Garden of Gethsemane, shortly before his arrest.
Beye has sweated blood for the black-and-white cause this season, and became a real favourite amongst the Toon Army along the way.
Tell that to the students who've sweated blood and tears over their studies and faced the same doubts and anxieties of every student down the years.
I sweated blood over every single song, which is why I'm so passionate about this record.
Shrewsbury man of the match: Steve Jagielka - sweated blood.
I sweated blood over every single song, but at last I am singing my own music and it will come out on an album in November called What I Meant To Say.
I sweated blood for six years for that club and some of them give me stick.
He continued: ``The workforce at this site have performed miracles, they have sweated blood and they have delivered to become one of the most efficient workforces in the world.
I sweated blood for this club and so to come back and get called Scouse this and Scouse that, there's no need for it.
The former Motherwell, Leicester and Leeds star can't wait to kick a ball in earnest, having sweated blood to regain full fitness.
Bull sweated blood in his determination to sign off with a goal in the last match of the season at Molineux.