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1. sweat

noun. ['ˈswɛt'] salty fluid secreted by sweat glands.

Synonyms

  • secretion
  • H2O
  • perspiration
  • sudor

Antonyms

  • effortlessness
  • worst
  • inactivity
  • best

Etymology

  • swat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • swætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Sweat

  • cabriolet
  • suffragette
  • sobriquet
  • minuet
  • luncheonette
  • laviolette
  • galudet
  • flageolet
  • falconet
  • dancanet
  • clarinet
  • calumet
  • antoinette
  • willamette
  • tagamet
  • statuette
  • slushayete
  • silhouette
  • sextet
  • quintet
  • quartet
  • pinochet
  • nicolette
  • nicolet
  • lorgnette
  • larroquette
  • kitchenette
  • intermet
  • henriette
  • cullinet

How do you pronounce sweat?

Pronounce sweat as swɛt.

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Sentences with sweat


1. Noun, singular or mass
This will prevent any sweat from being passed on to the wedding dress.

2. Verb, past participle
Cats don't have sweat glands all over their bodies, only on their paws.

Quotes about sweat


1. There's a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success.
- Paul Bryant

2. The Hercules' was a monumental undertaking. It is the largest aircraft ever built... I put the sweat of my life into this thing.
- Howard Hughes

3. Sweat makes good friendship cement.
- Tyne Daly

2. sweat

verb. ['ˈswɛt'] excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin.

Synonyms

  • perspire
  • eliminate
  • swelter
  • egest
  • excrete
  • sudate

Antonyms

  • relax
  • unstrain
  • calm
  • disembarrassment

Etymology

  • swat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • swætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sweat

noun. ['ˈswɛt'] condensation of moisture on a cold surface.

Synonyms

  • condensate

Antonyms

  • unconscientiousness
  • adduct

Etymology

  • swat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • swætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sweat

noun. ['ˈswɛt'] use of physical or mental energy; hard work.

Synonyms

  • struggle
  • toil
  • labour
  • overkill
  • elbow grease
  • workout
  • difficulty
  • application
  • effort
  • rubbing
  • straining
  • exertion
  • diligence
  • pull
  • physical exertion
  • friction
  • travail
  • strain
  • overexertion
  • trouble
  • supererogation
  • physical exercise
  • exercise
  • least resistance
  • detrition
  • exercising
  • least effort

Antonyms

  • defend
  • incapability
  • incapableness
  • ease

Etymology

  • swat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • swætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sweat

noun. ['ˈswɛt'] agitation resulting from active worry.

Synonyms

  • fret
  • stew
  • swither
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • repel
  • abduct
  • sheathe
  • refrain

Etymology

  • swat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • swætan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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