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Verb
Become burnt when exposed to heat or a flame
“Some of the newer carpets are quite sensitive to heat and scorch easily.”
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To partially burn so as to blacken the surface
“The water burnt him, he hoped it would be hot enough to scorch away his wickedness.”
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To move quickly with speed
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“This inoffensive-looking car can scorch along at impressive figures, and, as it is based on a chassis with a decent set of dimensions, it has real space for adults in the back.”
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To make hurtful and untrue comments about
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To completely destroy by fire
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To criticize or reprimand (someone) severely
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To burn or set fire to (something)
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To change or lose color
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To complain, speak or write about with great hostility
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To be detrimental to
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Prepare food, usually using heat
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A physical injury caused by heat, cold, electricity, radiation or caustic chemicals
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