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Overview of verb sear

The verb sear has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) 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. 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")

4. parch, sear

(cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth")


Overview of adj searing

The adj searing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. searing

(severely critical)

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