how to pronounce swelter


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swelter is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of swelter


  1. To cause to faint, to overpower, as with heat.
  2. To suffer terribly from intense heat.
  3. To perspire greatly from heat.


  1. Intense heat.

swelter frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word swelter occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with swelter


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