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swelter

swel·ter

swelter

 
 
pronunciation:
swel tr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: sweltered, sweltering, swelters
definition: to be afflicted by oppressive heat.
He was sweltering in the hot room.
similar words:
stew, stifle
 
part of speech: noun
definition: oppressive heat, or suffering caused by such heat.
the swelter of midsummer