Swelter



verb (used without object)
1.
to suffer from oppressive heat.
verb (used with object)
2.
to oppress with heat.
3.
Archaic. to exude, as venom.
noun
4.
a sweltering condition.
verb
1.
(intransitive) to suffer under oppressive heat, esp to sweat and feel faint
2.
(transitive) (archaic) to exude (venom)
3.
(transitive) (rare) to cause to suffer under oppressive heat
noun
4.
a sweltering condition (esp in the phrase in a swelter)
5.
oppressive humid heat

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