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English adjective: sultry

1. sultry sexually exciting or gratifying


SamplesSensual excesses.
A sultry look.
A sultry dance.


Synonymssensual


Similarhot


Antonymscold

2. sultry characterized by oppressive heat and humidity


SamplesThe summer was sultry and oppressive.
The stifling atmosphere.
The sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm.


Synonymsstifling, sulfurous, sulphurous


Similarhot


Antonymscold









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