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scorch

verb

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1 to burn on the surface
  • the picnickers kept scorching their marshmallows, deliberately sticking their skewers into the licking flames of the campfire

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2 to make dry
  • weeks of drought had badly scorched the soil

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The first known use of scorch was in the 14th century

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“Scorch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scorch. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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