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sweats

noun , plural of sweat

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1 the active use of energy in producing a result
  • save your sweat: no one will appreciate your efforts anyway
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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 a state of nervous or irritated concern
  • he always ends up in a sweat during tax season
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sweats

verb , present tense third-person singular 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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