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sultry
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • The night was so very sultry, that although they sat with doors and windows open, they were overpowered by heat.
  • Whether or no, the mender of roads ran, on the sultry morning, as if for his life, down the hill, knee-high in dust, and never stopped till he got to the fountain.

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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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