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sultry
Used In
Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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as in: a sultry afternoon Define
hot and humid
  • These furious thoughts whirled around in Harry’s head, and his insides writhed with anger as a sultry, velvety night fell around him, the air full of the smell of warm, dry grass, and the only sound that of the low grumble of traffic on the road beyond the park railings.

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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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