Synonyms of sweat in English:

sweat


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noun

1‘he was drenched with sweat’

SYNONYMS

perspiration, moisture, dampness, wetness, lather

sweating

informal muck sweat

technical sudor, diaphoresis, hidrosis

2‘I was in a sweat to get away’

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fluster, flutter, fret, fuss, panic, frenzy, fever, pother, state of anxiety, state of agitation, state of nervousness, nervous state, state of worry

state, flap, tizzy, tiz-woz, dither, stew, lather, twitter

North American twit

3‘they made their money from the sweat of the working classes’

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labour, hard work, industry, industriousness, drudgery, slog, the sweat of one's brow

back-breaking task, labour of Hercules

graft, grind, elbow grease


verb

1‘the coat had made her so hot that she was sweating heavily’

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perspire, swelter, exude perspiration, drip with perspiration, drip with sweat, be pouring with sweat, break out in a sweat, glow, be damp, be wet, secrete

informal be in a muck sweat, sweat buckets, sweat like a pig

rare sudate

2‘I've sweated over this for the last six months, and I'm not going to see that work wasted’

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work hard, work, work like a Trojan, labour, toil, slog, slave, work one's fingers to the bone, keep one's nose to the grindstone

informal grind, graft, plug away, put one's back into something

archaic drudge

3‘I sweated over my mistakes’

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worry, agonize, fuss, panic, fret, dither, lose sleep, be on tenterhooks, be in a state of anxiety, be in a state of agitation, be in a state of nervousness

informal be on pins and needles, be in a state, be in a flap, be in a tiz-woz, be in a stew, be in a lather, bite one's nails, torture oneself, torment oneself