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  • verbsuffocate
  • verbburn up

synonyms for sweltered

  • broil
  • sweat
  • wilt
  • boil
  • fry
  • perspire
  • roast

antonyms for sweltered

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

The audience, packed into an enclosure of high boards, sweltered under the burning sun.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
He asked for no favours, but sweltered along among the Western farmers for several summers.
THE ROMANCE OF THE REAPERHERBERT NEWTON CASSON
We women are sweltered under down beds, and smothered with luxuries, in our modern day, till all the life dies out of us.
MY WIFE AND IHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
The weather was turning hot in New York, and by the middle of the week the city sweltered.
THE MOONLIT WAYROBERT W. CHAMBERS
But the heat of the day was intense, and we sweltered beneath it.
SCENES AND ADVENTURES IN THE SEMI-ALPINE REGION OF THE OZARK MOUNTAINS OF MISSOURI AND ARKANSASHENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
Charles sweltered in his little cubbyhole, but he was enthusiastic and optimistic about his new job.
CHARLES FROHMAN: MANAGER AND MANISAAC FREDERICK MARCOSSON AND DANIEL FROHMAN
"An' I sweltered in the swill," said Connor, his eye with a cast quite shut with emotion, and the other nearly so.
DONOVAN PASHA AND SOME PEOPLE OF EGYPT, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
In the tiny kitchen a dozen men and a boy tried to hush their breathing, and sweltered.
THE CROSSINGWINSTON CHURCHILL
There was now nothing ahead but the rim of scrub, beyond which, among the sand-hills, sweltered the homestead of Wallandoon.
TINY LUTTRELLERNEST WILLIAM HORNUNG
At midday the solitary thorn afforded a transparent shade; for the rest of daylight the dwelling sweltered and boiled unprotected.
ESSAYS IN REBELLIONHENRY W. NEVINSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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