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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of schvitz.


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  • Yes, we schvitzed (sweated) a bit in the August heat as we schlepped (lugged) stuff to the event but the richness of it made it most memorable and meaningful.

    Sarah Newman: How to Build a Community With Every Bite

  • And he schvitzed, as he shlepped, with an odor unpleasant,

    David Goldstein: How the Kvetch Stole Chanukah

  • That took about an hour, and I was completely schvitzed by the time I got done.

    August 2005

  • They also took us skiing up the highest mountain, guided me down a red slope, while I schvitzed beads of fear, while sharing their pearls of wisdom on technique.


  • I wasn't in the mood to get all schvitzed this morning over Colin Powell's endorsement of Obama and, thankfully and predictably, our pal

    Alternate Brain

  • In fact, I think there's nothing more fun than that moment when all the deep theological talk falls away after dessert has been eaten, and we all descend into stories of how sweaty we were that morning in the pulpit, how we used tons of powder and were wearing nothing underneath but Hanes cotton t-shirts and shorts, and that we still schvitzed like crazy, and how badly we wanted to re-do our eye make-up before coffee hour but we didn't have time because someone was telling us something too important.

    Strictly Entre Nous


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