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adjective as in warm and humid


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As Laura’s track shifted southward, away from Florida, tropical storm Marco appeared to be on track to enter the Gulf of Mexico right behind it.

Groups such as the Red Cross are starting to use subseasonal forecasts to strategize for weather disasters, such as figuring out where to move emergency supplies when it looks like a tropical cyclone might hit a region.

The effects of that disturbance in air circulation can be felt across the globe, suppressing winds over the Atlantic that might otherwise pull tropical storms apart.

Too much deforestation means that tropical forests are now producing more greenhouse gases than they absorb.

Reducing tropical deforestation and limiting the wildlife trade might be cost-effective ways of stopping pandemics before they start, a new analysis finds.

Mistletoes on mesquite trees in central Mexico have been linked to a greater abundance of tropical bird species.

The abandoned barracks of the Liberian Army lay just beyond in the tropical thicket.

A tropical storm, clearly visible on radar for days, is to blame.

As I ended my call with Mooney, he was monitoring tropical storm Gonzalo as it was developing into a classified hurricane.

From deep within, looking up at the tropical sky is like staring through the dome of some kind of earthen cathedral.

Tyrannus melancholicus chloronotus Berlepsch: Tropical Kingbird.

The graceful flying-fish, like a fair white bird, goes glancing above the blue magnificence of the tropical seas.

The soil of Cuba is prolific, and the variety of tropical plants and fruits grown upon the island is quite remarkable.

I had once been in a tropical calm, and I really, after trying them both, prefer the breezes and thunder-storms.

Fortunately, hurricanes are limited to a very small part of the tropical district.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tropical, such as: equatorial, hot, lush, steamy, sultry, and sweltering.

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