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Overview of verb scorch

The verb scorch has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) sear, scorch

(make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside")

2. scorch, sear, singe

(become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames")

3. scorch

(destroy completely by or as if by fire; "The wildfire scorched the forest and several homes"; "the invaders scorched the land")

4. char, blacken, sear, scorch

(burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling")

5. scorch

(become scorched or singed under intense heat or dry conditions; "The exposed tree scorched in the hot sun")

Overview of adj scorching

The adj scorching has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) scorching

(hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface; "scorching heat")

Overview of adv scorching

The adv scorching has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. scorching

(capable of causing burns; "it was scorching hot") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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