Perspire – meaning of the word and examples

Polite word for sweat. To pass liquid through the skin. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To emit matter through the skin. (Merriam – Webster)

When you perspire, a liquid comes out on the surface of your skin, because you are hot or frightened. (Collins Dictionary)

Give out sweat through the pores of the skin as a result of heat, physical exertion, or stress. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Why do we perspire on a hot day?

Perspire. Your Dictionary.


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