muck sweat

muck sweat
noun informal a state of perspiring profusely.

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  • ooze — I v 1. transude, flow or flow out, exude, bleed, seep, filter, filtrate, leach, percolate; escape, leak, drain, strain, trickle, drizzle, dribble, drip, drop, weep. 2. sweat, perspire, secrete, discharge; send out, give off, emit, transpire, send …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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