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Sudorific vs. Sweat

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  • Sudorific (adjective)

    In a state of covered in sweat; sudoriferous, sweaty.

  • Sudorific (adjective)

    That produces sweating. from early 17th c.

    "diaphoretic"

  • Sudorific (noun)

    A sweating.

  • Sweat (noun)

    Fluid that exits the body through pores in the skin usually due to physical stress and/or high temperature for the purpose of regulating body temperature and removing certain compounds from the circulation.

  • Sweat (noun)

    A soldier (especially one who is old or experienced).

  • Sweat (noun)

    The sweating sickness.

  • Sweat (noun)

    Moisture issuing from any substance.

    "the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack"

  • Sweat (noun)

    A short run by a racehorse as a form of exercise.

  • Sweat (noun)

    Hard work; toil.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To emit sweat.

    "perspire"

  • Sweat (verb)

    To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire.

    "His physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics."

  • Sweat (verb)

    To work hard.

    "slave|slog"

    "I've been sweating over my essay all day."

  • Sweat (verb)

    To extract money, labour, etc. from, by exaction or oppression.

    "to sweat a spendthrift"

    "to sweat labourers"

  • Sweat (verb)

    To worry.

    "fret|worry"

  • Sweat (verb)

    To worry about (something). from 20th c.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To emit, in the manner of sweat.

    "to sweat blood"

  • Sweat (verb)

    To emit moisture.

    "The cheese will start sweating if you don't refrigerate it."

  • Sweat (verb)

    To solder (a pipe joint) together.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To stress out.

    "Stop sweatin' me!"

  • Sweat (verb)

    To cook slowly in shallow oil without browning.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To remove a portion of (a coin), as by shaking it with others in a bag, so that the friction wears off a small quantity of the metal.

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  • Sudorific (adjective)

    Causing sweat; as, sudorific herbs.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To excrete sensible moisture from the pores of the skin; to perspire.

  • Sweat (verb)

    Fig.: To perspire in toil; to work hard; to drudge.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To emit moisture, as green plants in a heap.

  • Sweat

    To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire; as, his physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.

  • Sweat

    To emit or suffer to flow from the pores; to exude.

  • Sweat

    To unite by heating, after the application of soldier.

  • Sweat

    To get something advantageous, as money, property, or labor from (any one), by exaction or oppression; as, to sweat a spendthrift; to sweat laborers.

  • Sweat (noun)

    The fluid which is excreted from the skin of an animal; the fluid secreted by the sudoriferous glands; a transparent, colorless, acid liquid with a peculiar odor, containing some fatty acids and mineral matter; perspiration. See Perspiration.

  • Sweat (noun)

    The act of sweating; or the state of one who sweats; hence, labor; toil; drudgery.

  • Sweat (noun)

    Moisture issuing from any substance; as, the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack.

  • Sweat (noun)

    The sweating sickness.

  • Sweat (noun)

    A short run by a race horse in exercise.

Webster Dictionary
  • Sudorific (adjective)

    inducing perspiration

  • Sweat (noun)

    salty fluid secreted by sweat glands;

    "sweat poured off his brow"

  • Sweat (noun)

    agitation resulting from active worry;

    "don't get in a stew"

    "he's in a sweat about exams"

  • Sweat (noun)

    condensation of moisture on a cold surface;

    "the cold glasses were streaked with sweat"

  • Sweat (noun)

    use of physical or mental energy; hard work;

    "he got an A for effort"

    "they managed only with great exertion"

  • Sweat (verb)

    excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin;

    "Exercise makes one sweat"

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