What is another word for Sweltered?

Pronunciation: [swˈɛltəd] (IPA)

Sweltered is a word used to describe extreme heat and discomfort. It can sometimes be challenging to find the most appropriate word to use in place of sweltered in a specific context. However, some common synonyms that come to mind include melt, burn, roast, broil, scorch, sizzle, and bake. These words all describe a feeling of discomfort due to heat. Additionally, other synonyms that are slightly more abstract, but still capture the feeling of being sweltered, include suffocating, oppressive, and stifling. Overall, these words can be used interchangeably to convey the same sense of discomfort and heat that sweltered does.

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What are the hypernyms for Sweltered?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Sweltered

The hot sun mounted; the earth Sweltered and baked and blistered.
"The Desert Valley"
Jackson Gregory
Throwing myself back into a corner of the "leathern convenience," I gave myself up to the full enjoyment of the Rouchefoucauld maxim, that there is always a pleasure felt in the misfortunes of even our best friends, and certainly experienced no small comfort in my distress, by contrasting my present position with that of my two friends in the saddle, as they Sweltered on through mud and mire, rain and storm.
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete"
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
They wrapped themselves in heavy coats or blankets against the biting chill of an October night-after a day so hot the tenderfeet Sweltered and blistered under the midday sun.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh"
Edith Eudora Kohl

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