Definition of 'swelter'
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The rest have been sleeping in tents outside in sweltering summer temperatures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Parts of the southern hemisphere are sweltering hot. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why are you lumbering around with that lump on your back on this sweltering summer morning? Times, Sunday Times (2014)United forced to change press conference arrangements due to sweltering heat in a tiny room. The Sun (2016)It can feel freezing in the morning and sweltering by the afternoon. The Sun (2015)But the prospect of a prolonged sweltering heatwave this summer remains unlikely. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Teachers said they had to keep windows shut in sweltering conditions as they feared some pupils may be allergic to stings. The Sun (2013)Bags of ice became a relatively scarce commodity as the population tried to remain cool in the sweltering heat of summer. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Look up, and you will be blinded by the sweltering sunshine. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Tennis stars play five-set matches in sweltering heat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In fiction, the sweltering heat has long been a powerful catalyst to characters behaving badly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cops rigged up ropes to reach the group in sweltering heat on Sunday. The Sun (2011)Many are forced into unpaid overtime as a penalty for being in a union as they toil in sweltering conditions to meet unrealistic targets. The Sun (2015)When the weather is sweltering, how we long for the cooling respite of a dip in a swimming pool. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It dawned hot and sweltering. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They say that they will remove the masks only when the sweltering summer comes around - when they will be replaced by large sunglasses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What I saw on that sweltering morning struck me like a thunderbolt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The sweltering weather is set to last a MONTH. The Sun (2013)Traditional cave houses make a wonderfully cool retreat in Greece's sweltering summer heat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The sweltering English summer of 1911 is one example. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This time the inner pane cracked and the third time the outer glass exploded too, allowing the cool night air to flow into the sweltering room. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And this is the one that I have been sweltering over this hot August week. Times, Sunday Times (2011)ENGLAND are set to face sweltering conditions AGAIN tomorrow. The Sun (2006)
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