verb (used without object), per·spired, per·spir·ing.
verb (used with object), per·spired, per·spir·ing.
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Examples from the Web for perspired
Philippe was not cold; he perspired in his harness, dreading further questions.Maitre Cornelius|Honore de Balzac
He perspired with rage, and a fragment of coal had settled firmly on his nose.Fair Haven and Foul Strand|August Strindberg
He had perspired so freely from excitement that his collar was as though it had that moment been dipped into a basin of water.Wagner as I Knew Him|Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger
Old Garcia perspired with anguish as he looked over his caravan, and figured up the cost in his head.Overland|John William De Forest
We have all gone back to helmets, and perspired freely in the day.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley