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How steeplejack might be paid to sweat? (8)


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'to sweat?' is the definition.
('perspire' can be a synonym of 'sweat')

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(Other definitions for perspire that I've seen before include "Swelter" , "Exude" , "Sweat (as a lady does?)" , "Sweat politely" , "for every shoot" .)

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