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tropic
n. either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics
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tropic, tropical
adj. of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics; "tropical weather"
tropic, tropical
adj. relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator); "tropical islands"; "tropical fruit"
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suffocative, suffocating, smothering
adj. causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat; "the choking June dust"; "the smothering soft voices"; "smothering heat"; "the room was suffocating--hot and airless"
red-hot, sizzling
adj. characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement; "a red-hot speech"; "sizzling political issues"
torrid, perfervid, impassioned, fiery, fervid, fervent, ardent
adj. characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"
humid
adj. containing or characterized by a great deal of water vapor; "humid air"; "humid weather"
steamy, steaming
adj. filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist; "a steaming kettle"; "steamy towels"
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baking hot, baking
adj. as hot as if in an oven
blistery, blistering
adj. hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters; "blistering sun"
scalding, boiling
adj. marked by harshly abusive criticism; "his scathing remarks about silly lady novelists"; "her vituperative railing"
fervid, fervent
adj. extremely hot; "the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope
calefacient, warming
adj. producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body; "a mustard plaster is calefacient"
calefactive, calefactory
adj. serving to heat; "a heating pad is calefactory"
calorifacient
adj. producing heat; usually used of foods; "calorifacient chili peppers"
calorific
adj. heat-generating; "the calorific properties of fuels"
heated
adj. marked by emotional heat; vehement; "a heated argument"
white-hot
adj. intensely zealous or fervid; "fierce white-hot loyalty"
overheated
adj. heated beyond a safe or desirable point; "the child became overheated"; "overheated metal"
radioactive
adj. exhibiting or caused by radioactivity; "radioactive isotope"; "radioactive decay"; "radioactive fallout"
red-hot
adj. glowing red with heat
sizzling
adj. hot enough to burn with or as if with a hissing sound; "a sizzling steak"; "a sizzling spell of weather"
thermal
adj. caused by or designed to retain heat; "a thermal burn"; "thermal underwear"
torrid
adj. extremely hot; "the torrid noonday sun"; "sultry sands of the dessert"
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cold
adj. (color) giving no sensation of warmth; "a cold bluish grey"
polar
adj. of or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles; "polar regions"
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