The spa ran a sweat lodge about once a month, until news of the Sedona deaths broke.
By the end of the afternoon, I was soaked in sweat and needed to sit down and eat something with sugar in it.
In addition to the sweat and toil, PE had an important life lesson.
Young, pretty, petite, and commanding, Coach French demands toughness: bleacher runs, drills, sweat, hustle, discipline.
He wipes beads of sweat from his brow, and extends his hand out towards the crowd.
The man was reeking with sweat, exhausted and in mortal fear.
"This is against the law," whined the man, beads of sweat standing on his forehead.
He took her hand; it was cold and damp, and her forehead was glistening with minute globes of sweat.
And a man he was, and in the sweat of his brow he toiled again at his trade of stone-cutting.
Faint beads of sweat broke out above his eyes and under his nose.
Old English swætan "perspire, work hard," from the source of sweat (n.). Meaning "to be worried, vexed" is recorded from c.1400. Related: Sweated; sweating. Colloquial no sweat "no problem" attested from 1963.
Old English swat "sweat," which became Middle English swote, but altered under the influence of the verb, from Proto-Germanic *swaita (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian swet, Old Norse sveiti, Danish sved "sweat," Swedish svett, Middle Dutch sweet, Dutch zweet, Old High German sweiz, German Schweiß), from PIE *sweid-/*swoid- (cf. Sanskrit svedah "sweat," Avestan xvaeda- "sweat," Greek hidros "sweat, perspiration," Latin sudor, Lettish swiedri, Welsh chwys "sweat"). Sweat equity is from 1968.
v. sweat·ed or sweat, sweat·ing, sweats
To excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin; perspire. n.
The colorless saline moisture excreted by the sweat glands; perspiration.
The process of sweating.
To affirm with absolute confidence and considerable vehemence: Don called all those short-term signals for Joe. I'd swear to that on a stack of Bibles (1866+)