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1‘the sizzling summer temperatures’
extremely hot, red-hot, unbearably hot, blazing, flaming, fiery, burning, scorching, blistering, searing, sweltering, torrid, tropical, like an oven, like a furnace, like a blowtorch
North American broiling
2‘that was the start of a sizzling affair’
passionate, torrid, amorous, ardent, sexy, lustful, erotic
steamy, hot, red-hot
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