As she gets up, towering over her three handlers, it is tough to imagine Davis ever wearing a pair of sweats.
The lean and athletic Katniss was dressed in sweats and halfway through the extensive process of putting on her face.
It comes with rash, chills, and sweats, a slow pulse and loss of appetite.
They could be pajama bottoms, sweats, fleece kind of things.
It cheats and it sweats and it eviscerates and procrastinates and it comes up pathetically short in almost every area.
He felt the stress and strain of life, its fevers and sweats and wild insurgences—surely this was the stuff to write about!
A vinegar rub administered on going to bed may often prevent these sweats.
There is an expression common in the north that would lead the ignorant to believe that a badger perspires, or sweats, viz.
My health wasn't very good; I had a bad cough and night sweats.
The pulse and temperature were normal, save in a few cases in which there were fever and sweats at night.
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 endure or suffer, esp with nervous anticipation: a young writer sweating out the creation of his first short stories
[1876+; revived during WWII]
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+)