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Adjective
Very hot
“The tale begins quietly enough on a long-ago summer's day of stifling heat and scorching sunshine.”
Adjective
Harsh
Verb
Present participle for become burnt when exposed to heat or a flame
“Some of the newer carpets are quite sensitive to heat and scorch easily.”
Verb
Present participle for to burn on the surface
“The water burnt him, he hoped it would be hot enough to scorch away his wickedness.”
Verb
Present participle for to burn the surface of something so as to discolour it
“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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