diaphoreses

n. perspiration (especially referring to excessive perspiration)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • diaphoresis — noun (plural diaphoreses) Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek diaphorēsis, from diaphorein to dissipate by perspiration, from dia + phorein, frequentative of pherein to carry Date: circa 1681 perspiration; especially profuse perspiration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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