2. Sensation; special sensation; heat


[Antonyms: cold.]

[Nouns] heat, caloric; temperature, warmth, fervor, calidity; incalescence, incandescence; glow, flush; fever, hectic.

phlogiston; fire, spark, scintillation, flash, flame, blaze; bonfire; firework, pyrotechny; wildfire; sheet of fire, lambent flame; devouring element; adiathermancy; recalescence.

summer, dog days; canicular days; baking [more] heat, white heat, tropical heat, African heat, Bengal heat, summer heat, blood heat; sirocco, simoom; broiling sun; insolation; warming [more].

sun (luminary) [more].

[Science of heat] pyrology; thermology, thermotics; thermometer [more].

[Verbs] be hot; glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, burn, broil, blaze, flame; smolder; parch, fume, pant.

heat (make hot) [more]; recalesce; thaw, give.

[Adjectives] hot, warm, mild, genial, tepid, lukewarm, unfrozen; thermal, thermic; calorific; fervent, fervid; ardent; aglow.

sunny, torrid, tropical, estival, canicular; close, sultry, stifling, stuffy, suffocating, oppressive; reeking; baking [more].

red hot, white hot, smoking hot, burning hot, piping hot; like a furnace, like an oven; hot as fire, hot as pepper; hot enough to roast an ox.

fiery; incandescent, incalescent; candent, ebullient, glowing, smoking; live; on fire; dazzling; in flames, in a blaze; alight, afire, ablaze; unquenched, unextinguished; smoldering; in a heat, in a glow, in a fever, in a perspiration, in a sweat; sudorific; sweltering, sweltered; blood hot, blood warm; warm as a toast, warm as wool.

volcanic, plutonic, igneous; isothermal, isothermic, isotheral.

[Phrases] not a breath of air; "whirlwinds of tempestuous fire" [Paradise Lost].

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