diaphoretic

Today’s morning name, and for a change I was able to figure out why it was in my head. From NOAD: adj. diaphoretic: Medicine [a] (chiefly of a drug) inducing perspiration. [b]  (of a person) sweating heavily. ORIGIN late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek diaphorētikos, from diaphorein ‘sweat out’. It’s the b sense I had in my head, and I got it from … Continue reading diaphoretic