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sultry
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Wuthering Heights
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as in: a sultry afternoon Define
hot and humid
  • It was a close, sultry day: devoid of sunshine, but with a sky too dappled and hazy to threaten rain: and our place of meeting had been fixed at the guide-stone, by the cross-roads.

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  • It was a sultry afternoon. I could barely breath.
  • The forecast is for another round of overnight storms followed by another sultry day.

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as in: a sultry afternoon Define
hot and humid
as in: a sultry voice Define
expressing or arousing sensual desire -- especially in reference to a woman's appearance or voice
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