Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: perspiring
IPA transcription: [pɚsp'aɪɹɪŋ]
Usage examples
  • Drawing near, Phil asked Roy what he was doing, and the latter, startled and perspiring, looked round.
  • He went, and Robert was at last able to remove his coat, mop his perspiring brow, and release the crushed and dishevelled Phoenix.
  • His big body is perspiring with his exertions, and he has to stand with his legs wide apart and his feet firmly fixed whenever the mighty fish gives one of its sudden jerks.
  • To-day seemed to be the hottest we have yet had; after walking across I was perspiring freely, and later as I sat in the sun after lunch one could almost imagine a warm summer day in England.
  • At last Edison was overpersuaded, and, all dirty and perspiring as he was, received the medal rather than cause the visitor to come again. On one occasion, receiving a medal in New York, Edison forgot it on the ferry-boat and left it behind him.