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Definition of swelter verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

swelter

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈswɛltər//
 
[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swelter
 
he / she / it swelters
 
past simple sweltered
 
-ing form sweltering
 
 
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to be very hot in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable Passengers sweltered in temperatures of over 90°F.
 
adjective sweltering heat
swelteringly
 
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adverb swelteringly hot
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