Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb swelter

2 senses of swelter

Sense 1
swelter -- (be uncomfortably hot)
       => suffer -- (feel unwell or uncomfortable; "She is suffering from the hot weather")

Sense 2
swelter -- (suffer from intense heat; "we were sweltering at the beach")
       => sweat, sudate, perspire -- (excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin; "Exercise makes one sweat")

Antonyms of adj sweltering

1 sense of sweltering

Sense 1
sweltering, sweltry -- (excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness; "a sweltering room"; "sweltering athletes")

INDIRECT (VIA hot) -> cold -- (having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer")

Similarity of adj sweltering

1 sense of sweltering

Sense 1
sweltering, sweltry -- (excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness; "a sweltering room"; "sweltering athletes")
       => hot (vs. cold) -- (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead")

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