verb (used without object), per·spired, per·spir·ing.
verb (used with object), per·spired, per·spir·ing.
Origin of perspire
Examples from the Web for perspire
I was beginning to perspire; for the first time, I felt a flicker of anxiety.
You will usually find that your face will perspire freely within a few minutes after being in the bath.Vitality Supreme|Bernarr Macfadden
They are hot and uncomfortable, and increase the tendency to perspire.
He passed one of his great hands across his forehead as though his attempt had made him perspire.The Twins of Suffering Creek|Ridgwell Cullum
You should just have seen him giving her abominable thrashings, which made her perspire all over.L'Assommoir|Emile Zola
Perhaps we were not aware that we should perspire profusely, and be dead-tired getting up and down the ladders?