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  • verbsuffocate
  • verbburn up

synonyms for swelter

  • broil
  • sweat
  • wilt
  • boil
  • fry
  • perspire
  • roast
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antonyms for swelter

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  • freeze
  • cool
  • freeze
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How to use swelter in a sentence

Well, everybody isn't away, when there are several hundred people swelter all the hot season right here in Baltimore.
DOROTHYEVELYN RAYMOND
The city, hot as an oven, seemed to swelter in the stifling night.
THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOL. 6GUY DE MAUPASSANT
In the crowded quarters of the cities millions of natives swelter and endure with the dumb resignation of animals.
LIFE IN AN INDIAN OUTPOSTGORDON CASSERLY
Then follows hot weather, perhaps up in the eighties, and Californians grumble, swelter and rustle for summer clothes.
THE CITY THAT WASWILL IRWIN
But in that glare and swelter of traffic, a trained human eye could not have recognized any particular car.
LAD: A DOGALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
Even far-away Neptune, the remotest member of the system, would swelter in torrid heat.
PLEASURES OF THE TELESCOPEGARRETT SERVISS
But throughout the long hours of the afternoon rest I could only lie and swelter and eat up my heart with longing and anxiety.
A VOLUNTEER WITH PIKEROBERT AMES BENNET
The men and women of Molokai do not freeze through a bitter-cold winter, nor do they swelter in a raging summer's heat.
THROUGH THE SOUTH SEAS WITH JACK LONDONMARTIN JOHNSON
The beat of the sun from above and the swelter of dust from below were overpowering.
THE GREAT BOER WARARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
She knew as a child what it was to live amidst storms of babies, in the heat and swelter of fecundity.
THE RAINBOWD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
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