burning hot


: extremely hot
The pavement was burning hot.

Examples of burning hot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Marshall Fire started the day before New Year’s Eve on the grassy plains south of Boulder, burning hot and fast with hurricane-force winds pushing it toward suburbs never before at risk from fire. Washington Post, 5 Jan. 2022 The housing market, only now showing signs of slowing down after burning hot for more than a year, may have added to the problem, some say. Jean Marbella, baltimoresun.com, 13 Oct. 2021 With that, Raul puts some burning hot coals in the firepit to release a cleansing steam. Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 1 Nov. 2022 The guys head to Charleston, S.C., to dive into burning hot wings with guest judge Kardea Brown; the Try Guys take over a pair of vintage mobile pizza ovens to feed 20 hungry diners. Olivia McCormack, Washington Post, 7 Sep. 2022 Solar flares arc over the sun’s corona, the burning hot outermost layer of gas in its atmosphere. Nora McGreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 2 July 2020 Just beyond these brick buildings, the country is burning hot with grief and rage in the wake of the latest string of mass shootings, including the slaughter of schoolchildren in Uvalde, Texas, and a white supremacist attack on Black grocery shoppers in Buffalo, New York. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 21 July 2022 The Consumer Price index, which measures changes in the cost of a basket of goods, jumped 1.3% in June compared to the 1% increase in May — a sign that inflation kept burning hot last month. Rob Wile, NBC News, 13 July 2022 There, crews have spread retardant and water over spot fires in the area that are burning hot. Anastasia Hufham, The Salt Lake Tribune, 21 June 2022

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“Burning hot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burning%20hot. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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