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  • adv. In a sweaty way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a sweaty manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a sweaty manner; so as to be moist with sweat.


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  • A docked aircraft carrier in the Pacific during a lull in WWII – fights in the boiler room, and sweatily crashing through chicken wire and grass huts on the island nearby. 1950s Dublin, with working class grime and a defiant priest.

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  • Hunched within its floodlit new-build, English cricket is now surfing the finest margins, dependent on the grande bouffe of the Saturday spree merchant, and not so much in bed with the purveyors of walk-up hospitality as sweatily intertwined on the main stairs.

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  • Reports are that David Cameron is fingering his collar more sweatily by the day.1 millionThe number of unemployed young people that was reached this week!

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  • Now, as I stood sweatily on the curb, it was a continuous onrush of motorcycles, with a few score cars and trucks thrown in.

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  • The protesters, some of them armed, massage one another's feet, snooze sweatily in lawn chairs and make ferocious speeches about the universal importance of one-person, one-vote.

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  • He confesses he went from enjoying making off-the-cuff remarks to sweatily panicking over every hewn character for about a week, and is still too afraid to check to see if Higson's still following him.

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  • Imagine a blanket, and then imagine it with sleeves on, and then if you have time imagine it cuddled sweatily around the unshaven body of a professional blogger.

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  • David Thewlis sweatily inhabits the thankless lead role of Edward Douglas, an incredulous everyman rescued by the eccentric Montgomery (Kilmer) while adrift at sea, then taken to a mysterious island where Nobel Prize winner Dr. Moreau (who presumably cleaned up in the Crimes Against Nature category) is attempting to build a utopia and perfect nature by transforming animals into hideous half-human mutants and drugging and shocking them into submission.

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  • We danced sweatily to the tunes of our adolescence.

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  • And then I open the thing - sweatily, guiltily - and it's just so good.

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