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Synonyms for perspiration
ˈpɜr spəˈreɪ ʃənper·spi·ra·tion

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Wiktionary

  1. perspirationnoun

    Synonyms:
    sweat, hidrosis, diaphoresis

  2. perspirationnoun

    the action or process of perspiring

    Synonyms:
    diaphoresis, hidrosis, sweat

  3. perspirationnoun

    a saline fluid secreted by the sweat glands

    Synonyms:
    sweat, hidrosis, diaphoresis

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perspiration, sweat, sudornoun

    salty fluid secreted by sweat glands

    "sweat poured off his brow"

    Synonyms:
    elbow grease, stew, sweating, fret, effort, hidrosis, swither, sweat, diaphoresis, lather, sudor, travail, exertion, sudation

  2. perspiration, sweating, diaphoresis, sudation, hidrosisnoun

    the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid

    "perspiration is a homeostatic process"

    Synonyms:
    hidrosis, sweating, diaphoresis, sudor, sweat, sudation

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. perspirationnoun

    Synonyms:
    exudation, sweating

  2. perspirationnoun

    Synonyms:
    sweat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. perspirationnoun

    Synonyms:
    sweat

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "perspiration":

    transpiration, sweating, sweat

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How to use perspiration in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Alva Edison:

    Genius is 1 inspiration and 99 perspiration.

  2. Napolean Hill:

    Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

  3. Thomas Alva Edison:

    Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

  4. Thomas Edison:

    Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety nine percent perspiration.

  5. Albert E. Cliffe:

    We get new ideas from God every hour of our day when we put our trust in Him -- but we have to follow that inspiration up with perspiration -- we have to work to prove our faith. Remember that the bee that hangs around the hive never gets any honey.

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