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Adjective: sweltering  swel-tu-ring
  1. Excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness
    "a sweltering room"; "sweltering athletes";
    - sweltry
  2. Feeling uncomfortably hot
    - boiling, baking, roasting, steaming
Verb: swelter  swel-tu(r)
  1. Be uncomfortably hot
  2. Suffer from intense heat
    "we were sweltering at the beach";
    - stew

See also: hot

Type of: perspire, sudate, suffer, sweat

Encyclopedia: Swelter