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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
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Etymology

Cognates in numerous Indoeuropean languages include Old Norse sveiti (Danish sved, Swedish svett), Old High German sueiჳ (German Schweiß), Latin sudor (French sueur), Sanskrit स्वेड (sveda).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
sweat

Plural
-

sweat (-)
  1. (physiology) Fluid that exits the body through pores in the skin usually due to physical stress and/or high temperature for the purpose of regulating body temperature and removing certain compounds from the circulation.

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Verb

Infinitive
to sweat

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to sweat (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To emit sweat.
  2. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To work hard.
  3. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To worry.
  4. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To worry about something or someone; to like or adore, or to do anything that implies sweating;
    She's so hot, I definitely sweat her.
    Don't sweat it!
  5. (transitive) To emit, in the manner of sweat.
    to sweat blood.
  6. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To solder (a pipe joint) together.

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French

Etymology

From English sweatshirt.

Pronunciation

Noun

sweat m. (plural sweats)

  1. sweatshirt
    Les sweats à capuche sont interdits dans certaines lieux publics en Grande-Bretagne.
    Hoodies are prohibited in some places in Great Britain.

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