sweltry

sweltry

[swel-tree]
adjective, sweltrier, sweltriest.
hot, sizzling, roasting; sweltering.

Origin:
1570–80; swelt(e)r + -y1; cf. sultry

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sweltry

adjective
excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness; "a sweltering room"; "sweltering athletes" [syn: sweltering
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