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  • Ten sweat-soaked minutes later, you have it, lengthwise, against the door.

    Can You Survive The Zombie Apocalypse?

  • It was playing as I watched a young father, sweat-soaked and hoarse, slogging along with his wife and 200,000 other people in the heart of Tel Aviv, juggling a toddler daughter on his shoulders, the handle of a stroller in one hand, the handle of a placard in the other.

    Bradley Burston: In an Israel Reborn, a Glimpse of a New Israeli

  • As nurses prepared the emergency room at the U.S. hospital, Colonel Robert Rush, deputy commander for clinical services, sweat-soaked from a workout, pulled an ER doctor aside.

    The Doctor’s War

  • And finally, at the end of an hour, with aching back, sweat-soaked shirt, and slaughtered hands, you are through and swinging along on the placid, beneficent tide between narrow banks where the cattle stand knee-deep and gaze wonderingly at you.

    SMALL-BOAT SAILING

  • MIAMI — Tom Brady sat on the bench, his sweat-soaked hair hanging in his face as he fumed about his first interception in nearly 11 months.

    New England Patriots Beat Miami Dolphins: Tom Brady Sets Records On Monday Night Football

  • Them and everyone else, I answered begrudgingly, also miserable in a sweat-soaked uniform.

    The Race to Capture Saddam

  • Robin van Persie: Scored three, then sent a nose-ringed Pirates of the Caribbean fan into brilliant televised paroxysms at the end pictured – by gifting him his sweat-soaked shirt.

    Saturday Sundae: Van Persie's shirt plus football's meanest referee

  • This time I was a little less patient wanting him to let go; the smell of his sweat-soaked shirt and the heavy perfume was becoming too much for me.

    Blonde, Black and Blood Red

  • In the chalk-caked, sweat-soaked world of women's arm wrestling, Boone, a 44-year-old home health-care aide, has secured her place as the best in New York.

    New York's Most Feared Bicep

  • When the Black Beast was in paralysis mode, I did nothing but sleep: days and days at a time of unwholesome, sweat-soaked, dream-heavy slumber that left me weary upon waking.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

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