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stifling

adjective (NO AIR)    /ˈstaɪ.fl̩.ɪŋ/
extremely hot and unpleasant: I can't bear this stifling humidity. Several hundred people were crammed into the stifling room.Hot and heatSultriness and humidity stiflingly     /-li/ adverb It's stiflingly hot in here.Hot and heatSultriness and humidity
(Definition of stifling adjective (NO AIR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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