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perspiratory

[per-spahy-ruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, pur-sper-uh-] /pərˈspaɪ rəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈpɜr spər ə-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or stimulating perspiration.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; perspirat(ion) + -ory1
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  • IF artists could find work in the perspiratory world of professional sports, they would do so on the pitcher's mound.
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perspiratory

/pəˈspaɪərətərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or stimulating perspiration
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