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sultry

(of weather or climate) oppressively hot and humid
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It was a February evening in 1996, autumn in South Africa, when cooling breezes from the Cape of Good Hope push north and turn the hot days of the country's agricultural heartland into sweet nights, when the city of Bloemfontein's moonlit trees and cornfields rustle sultrily beneath a vast sky glittering with stars.
On Off To The Races, Del Rey swoons sultrily (and this album will test everyone's tolerance for sultry swooning to the limit) over a coked-up older man.
Staring sultrily from beneath a wave of hair, lead singer Tom Clarke demanded cockily: "Make some noise, Newcastle," before storming into top 10 hit Away From Here.