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noun as in sweat

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However, technically, aluminum is only found in antiperspirants because it limits perspiration.

Sweat is a sort of channel for human communication, an “honest signal,” writes Everts, with all sorts of “chemical cues” lurking in our perspiration.

In response, I always showered before a race to ward off anxious perspiration.

My face, already red from the heat and the aforementioned spewing firehose of perspiration, started to break out and my eyes began itching.

When our bodies are short on fluids, either because we haven’t had enough water or we’ve been sweating profusely, that perspiration—our built-in cooling system—dries up.

He was grabbing my hips and he was pouring with perspiration and he had this cheesy smile.

I remember people saying it could be transmitted through perspiration.

The New Moon insists on persistence and perspiration in equal measure.

Perspiration is a crucial ingredient, but even a dab of it will do you proud.

They say that success is 10 per cent inspiration and 90 per cent perspiration, and perspiration didn't really interest her.

But this time, with all his cunning and perspiration, he could not induce another throb in the tired engines.

The clock struck ten, and clerks poured in faster than ever, each one in a greater perspiration than his predecessor.

The perspiration stands on young Lamb's face; again his cigar goes out.

When he was gone, Monsieur de Tressan flung off his wig, and mopped the perspiration from his brow.

He shifted uneasily, while his handkerchief was kept busy mopping the perspiration from his brow.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perspiration, such as: diaphoresis, excreta, exudation, sudation, sudor, and transpiration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.