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perspiratory

[ per-spahy-ruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, pur-sper-uh- ]
/ pərˈspaɪ rəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈpɜr spər ə- /
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adjective
of, relating to, or stimulating perspiration.
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Origin of perspiratory

First recorded in 1715–25; perspirat(ion) + -ory1
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British Dictionary definitions for perspiratory

perspiratory
/ (pəˈspaɪərətərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective
of, relating to, or stimulating perspiration
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