Friday, May 27, 2016

sultry & odd


Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

The hour being still early, the whole view was exquisitely light and airy; the blues ad greens of sky and tree were intense but not sultry.

"Three hundred years odd," said Mr. Pepper meditatively at length.


1. oppressively hot and damp;
2. giving a suggestion of underlying passion and sensuality;
3. sultry weather is unpleasant because the air is hot and slightly wer;
4. a sultry woman is sexually attractive.

1. approximately or a little more than the number mentioned;

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