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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid.

Usage examples (34)
  • Kapande: another ordeal plant, but used to produce ‘diaphoresis’.
  • Oh i see yore fumb is in mai interboobular groobe…you must be checkin me for diaphoresis!
  • It is not necessary for me to point out the value of free purgation and diaphoresis in this respect.
  • Itaca or Itaka: for diaphoresis in fever; this root is brought as an article of barter by the Arabs to Kilimane; the natives purchase it eagerly. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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