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  • v. To lose (weight) by sweating (from heavy exercise, sauna etc.).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. lose weight by sweating


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  • Ladice wiped the dust and sweat off her face with her dress and began the walk to the gum trees in whose midst was a thorn bush, one with deep green leaves and red flowers that looked like drops of blood in the hot shade.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • Profitable Choy grinned and wiped the sweat off his face.

    Noble House

  • Loftis wiped sweat off his brow; he said, “What strange stuff?”, his voice cracking.

    The Big Nowhere

  • Ms. Haroon rubbed the sweat off her face with the corner of her dupatta.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • With a straight finger, Richard swiped glistening beads of sweat off his forehead.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • He flicked the sweat off his forehead with the back of his hand and grinned at the second lighterman.

    The Port of London Murders

  • Amma sat down on the veranda steps, wiping sweat off her face with the bottom of her kameeze.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • I measure my breath and wipe the beads of new sweat off my forehead before glancing over and seeing—


  • He spit his mouthguard into a hand covered in a latex glove while another glove wiped sweat off his face and squirted water into his mouth.


  • A minute later he straight­ened again, moving to wipe the cold sweat off his brow but frowning when the leather of the thick glove contacted his skin.

    Prayers To Broken Stones


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