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sweltry

[swel-tree]
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adjective, swel·tri·er, swel·tri·est.
  1. hot, sizzling, roasting; sweltering.
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Origin of sweltry

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