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su·do·rif·ic  audio  (sd-rfk) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
Causing or increasing sweat.
NOUN:
A sudorific medicine. Also called sudatory.

ETYMOLOGY:
New Latin sdrificus : Latin sdor, sweat; see sweid- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficus, -fic


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