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adj. swel·tri·er, swel·tri·est
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Adj.1.sweltry - excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness; "a sweltering room"; "sweltering athletes"
hot - 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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But it was on a particularly sweltry, sodden August afternoon in his twenty-first year that Gustave fell from social and legal grace, for on this afternoon Gustave shot Claude Lebrun, a popular tailor, six times in the chest just behind the drawn curtains of his shop's fitting room, a murder witnessed by one M.