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sweating

verb
present participle of 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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3 to flow forth slowly through small openings
  • the oil coat may sweat through this varnish

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4 slang to put a series of questions to
  • the narcotics squad tried sweating the mule, but he was genuinely clueless about the inner workings of the drug operation

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“Sweating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sweating. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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