[ swel-tree ]
/ ˈswɛl tri /
adjective, swel·tri·er, swel·tri·est.
hot, sizzling, roasting; sweltering.
muggy, soggy, oppressive, scorching, hot, sticky, sizzling, torrid, sweltering, stifling, humid, burning, stuffy, airless, baking, sultry, blistering, searing, blazing, boiling
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Origin of sweltry
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Examples from the Web for sweltry
I'll be as faithful as thou art fair, and stick as close unto thee as my shirt does to my back on a sweltry sweating day.A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 12 (of 15)|Robert Dodsley