Meaning of perspire


Pronunciation: (pur-spīr'), [key]
— v., -spired, -spir•ing.
  1. to secrete a salty, watery fluid from the sweat glands of the skin, esp. when very warm as a result of strenuous exertion; sweat.
  1. to emit through pores; exude.
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