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sweltering

adjective uk   /ˈswel.tər.ɪŋ/ us    /-tɚ-/
extremely and uncomfortably hot: In the summer, it's sweltering in the smaller classrooms.
Translations of “sweltering”
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱極了,熱得難受…
in Russian знойный, душный…
in Turkish bunaltıcı/boğucu sıcak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 热极了,热得难受的…
in Polish parny, skwarny…
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