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Synonyms for humid

damp and warm

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containing or characterized by a great deal of water vapor

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No slightest breezes blew in the gloomy silence, and the air was stale and humid and suffocating.
But even the rule, if confined to South America, of trees flourishing only in a climate rendered humid by rain-bearing winds, has a strongly marked exception in the case of the Falkland Islands.
The hot, humid atmosphere of Caspak condenses as it is fanned by the cold Antarctic air-currents which sweep across the crater's top, sending a tenuous ribbon of vapor far out across the Pacific.
And over all the sun shone huge and round and red, a monster sun above a monstrous world, its light dispersed by the humid air of Caspak--the warm, moist air which lies sluggish upon the breast of this great mother of life, Nature's mightiest incubator.
Days became weeks, and weeks became months, and the months followed one another in a lazy procession of hot, humid days and warm, humid nights.
Cora bestowed an approving smile on the pious efforts of the namesake of the Jewish prince, and Heyward soon turned his steady, stern look from the outlet of the cavern, to fasten it, with a milder character, on the face of David, or to meet the wandering beams which at moments strayed from the humid eyes of Alice.
Perfect beauty is a strong expression; but I do not retrace or qualify it: as sweet features as ever the temperate clime of Albion moulded; as pure hues of rose and lily as ever her humid gales and vapoury skies generated and screened, justified, in this instance, the term.
Two soldiers were accordingly sent for, and the inspector descended a stairway, so foul, so humid, so dark, as to be loathsome to sight, smell, and respiration.
But this was not all; the antipathy which had sprung up between myself and my employer striking deeper root and spreading denser shade daily, excluded me from every glimpse of the sunshine of life; and I began to feel like a plant growing in humid darkness out of the slimy walls of a well.
It was now fully night-fall, and a thick humid fog hung over the city, soon ending in a settled and heavy rain.
Except for his leathern harness, covered thick with jewels and metal, he was naked, nor could one have comfortably worn apparel in that warm and humid atmosphere.
Summary: Expected to be humid in the early morning over northern coastal areas
5 (BNA): The Meteorological Directorate forecasts a cool, humid and variably cloudy weather, but fine during the day.
ISLAMABAD -- Finding a correlation between climate and the evolution of language, researchers said that languages with complex tones are much more likely to occur in the world's humid regions.
The weather this evening will be relatively humid especially over coastal areas with light to moderate southeastern wind to light southern wind, at the speed of 15-38 kilometers per hour (km/h).