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- (intransitive) To suffer terribly from intense heat.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Samuel Taylor Coleridge to this entry?)
- (intransitive) To perspire greatly from heat.
To suffer terribly from intense heat
swelter (plural swelters)
- Intense heat.
- The summer swelter did not relent until late in September, most years.