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hot

adjective

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6 sexually attractive
  • my sisters only watched the game because they think the outfielder is hot

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7 feeling or showing anger
  • you don't have to get all hot about it

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8 moving, proceeding, or acting with great speed
  • bought a hot new car that should tear up the roadways

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9 of the very best kind
  • since you're guilty as hell, you'd better get a hot lawyer

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hot

adverb

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The first known use of hot was before the 12th century

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“Hot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hot. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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