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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Oppressively hot and humid; sultry.
  • adj. Suffering from oppressive heat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. hot and humid; oppressively sticky
  • v. Present participle of swelter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sweltry; sultry; suffocating with heat.
  • Ready to perish with heat; faint with heat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness

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