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1. scorch

verb. ['ˈskɔrtʃ'] make very hot and dry.

Synonyms

  • sear
  • heat up
  • sizzle

Antonyms

  • sweet
  • sugary
  • humorless
  • stay

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Words that Rhyme with Leaf Scorch

  • torch
  • porch
  • foertsch
  • dortch

Example sentences of the word leaf-scorch


1. Noun Phrase
Holly that are in the full sun can succumb to summer leaf scorch in periods of extreme heat.

2. Noun Phrase
The dormant tree is also much less demanding of its environment, preventing leaf scorch and other problems.

3. Noun Phrase
Cottonwood leaf scorch results from drought and environmental stress and leads to yellowing of leaves that quickly turn brown.

4. Noun Phrase
Severe cases of leaf scorch causes trees to experience twig die-back or premature leaf drop.

2. scorch

noun. ['ˈskɔrtʃ'] a surface burn.

Synonyms

  • singe

Antonyms

  • cleanness
  • bore

3. scorch

verb. ['ˈskɔrtʃ'] burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color.

Synonyms

  • blacken
  • singe
  • sear
  • char
  • swinge

Antonyms

  • intoxicated
  • tearful
  • emotional
  • nonalcoholic

4. scorch

noun. ['ˈskɔrtʃ'] a discoloration caused by heat.

Synonyms

  • discoloration
  • discolouration

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • conserve
  • whiten

5. scorch

verb. ['ˈskɔrtʃ'] become scorched or singed under intense heat or dry conditions.

Synonyms

  • dry out

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • humidify

6. scorch

verb. ['ˈskɔrtʃ'] destroy completely by or as if by fire.

Synonyms

  • fire
  • burn down

Antonyms

  • productive
  • gaseous
  • liquid

7. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • lobe
  • fig leaf
  • rosette
  • serrate leaf
  • floral leaf
  • scale leaf
  • venation
  • verdure
  • parted leaf
  • leafage
  • foliage
  • compound leaf
  • leaf blade
  • cataphyll
  • entire leaf
  • simple leaf
  • crenate leaf
  • frond
  • leaflet
  • sporophyl
  • pitcher
  • greenery
  • parallel-veined leaf
  • blade
  • prickly-edged leaf
  • runcinate leaf
  • dandelion green
  • amplexicaul leaf
  • emarginate leaf
  • sporophyll
  • plant organ
  • lobed leaf
  • dentate leaf
  • leaf shape
  • erose leaf
  • pad
  • parenchyma

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off
  • respectful

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. leaf

noun. ['ˈliːf'] a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book).

Synonyms

  • interleaf
  • written language
  • page
  • piece of paper
  • sheet
  • folio
  • black and white
  • flyleaf
  • sheet of paper

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • uncover
  • color
  • unfold

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. leaf

verb. ['ˈliːf'] produce leaves, of plants.

Synonyms

  • produce
  • grow
  • get
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • pull
  • differentiate
  • dedifferentiate

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. leaf

verb. ['ˈliːf'] look through a book or other written material.

Synonyms

  • riffle
  • thumb
  • flip
  • flick
  • riff

Antonyms

  • shorten
  • lose
  • lend
  • refuse

Etymology

  • leef (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leaf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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