Word Groups - 41

Group 1: Words related to Summers/Heat
The months of summer are months of energy and activity. They are also months which can be tough on you and can make you sweat it out. In this list, 12 summer related words are covered, and you can use them to describe a variety of situations that you are going to face in the summers:
  • Blazing: Shining intensely.
  • Blistering: Hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters.
  • Muggy: Hot or warm and humid.
  • Popsicle: Ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick.
  • Searing heat: Extremely hot.
  • Stifling: Characterized by oppressive heat and humidity.
  • Summer Solstice: June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point.
  • Sundress: A light loose sleeveless summer dress with a wide neckline and thin shoulder straps that expose the arms and shoulders.
  • Sunhat: A hat with a broad brim that protects the face from direct exposure to the sun.
  • Sultry: Hot and Humid weather
  • Sweltering: Excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness.
  • Tan: A light brown the colour of topaz
Group 2: Words related to Winters
Earth, and its inhabitants, is blessed with the wonder of different seasons and climactic conditions. What these seasons provide is a whole gamut of words that can be used to describe them. In this list, we explore 22 words that can be used to describe winters. Explore and learn words that might help you describe situations the next time you encounter the 'winters'.
  • Balaclava: A woolen face mask to protect the face from cold while skiing on snow
  • Blizzard: A storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
  • Blustery: Blowing in violent and abrupt bursts
  • Chills: Coldness due to a cold environment
  • Eggnog: A punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor
  • Grain: Foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
  • Frigid: Very cold in temperature
  • Frostbitten: Injured by freezing or partial freezing
  • Gust: A strong current of air
  • Hailstone: Small pellet of ice that falls during a hailstorm
  • Hibernate: Sleep during winter
  • Hypothermia: Subnormal body temperature
  • Icicle: Ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water
  • Mittens: Glove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together
  • Quilt: Bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
  • Shiver: Tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
  • Sledge: A heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges
  • Sleet: Partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow)
  • Solstice: Either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator
  • Slippery: Causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
  • Slush: Partially melted snow
  • Wintry: Characteristic of or occurring in winter