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verb as in suffocate

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verb as in burn up

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They have putrid California grapes for eyes, puffed-out cheeks of spoiled plums, sweltered eggplant lips.

Uncollected garbage sweltered in the streets, filled with potential for infection and disease.

The audience, packed into an enclosure of high boards, sweltered under the burning sun.

He asked for no favours, but sweltered along among the Western farmers for several summers.

We women are sweltered under down beds, and smothered with luxuries, in our modern day, till all the life dies out of us.

The weather was turning hot in New York, and by the middle of the week the city sweltered.

But the heat of the day was intense, and we sweltered beneath it.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sweltered, such as: wilt, broil, sweat, roast, perspire, and fry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.