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sweat

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1 the active use of energy in producing a result
  • Buying gifts online didn't take long and saved us a lot of sweat.
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2 very hard or unpleasant work
  • It took years of sweat to bring the farm to the point where it is now.
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3 an uneasy state of mind usually over the possibility of an anticipated misfortune or trouble
  • My boss told me not to get in a sweat about the accident—she'd make sure I wasn't blamed for it.
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sweat

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2 to experience concern or anxiety
  • Don't sweat over getting the application in a day late, as it probably doesn't matter.
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give a hang (or care a hang), sweat blood

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3 to flow forth slowly through small openings
  • The oil coat may sweat through this varnish.
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