3359 swelter

今天我们要学的词是 swelter.

swelter 用做动词是指让人酷热难忍。 Most of Europe is set to swelter under an 'intense' heatwave due to a hot air current coming from Africa's Sahara Desert. 欧洲大部分地区由于来自非洲撒哈拉沙漠的热气流带来的热浪而酷热难忍。

swelter 也可以用作名词,指闷热的天气,酷暑。 A group of young musicians arrived from the cool of Anchorage to the swelter of D.C. to participate in the Smithsonian's annual Folklife Festival. 一群年轻的音乐人从(阿拉斯加州)安克雷奇的凉爽天气进入华盛顿的酷热中,参加史密森尼一年一度的民俗节。

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