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scorch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of scorch

  1. 1 to burn on the surface the picnickers kept scorching their marshmallows, deliberately sticking their skewers into the licking flames of the campfire Synonyms of scorch char, sear, singe Words Related to scorch fire, ignite, inflame (also enflame), kindle, light; bake, cremate, incinerate; scald, scathe

  2. 2 to make dry weeks of drought had badly scorched the soil Synonyms of scorch dehydrate, desiccate, parch, dry, searWords Related to scorch dehumidify; drain; evaporate; mummify, shrivel, wither, wizen; air-dry, bakeNear Antonyms of scorch bathe, deluge, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, flood, inundate, overflow, saturate, soak, sop, souse, waterlog; damp, dampen, humidify, moisten; rehydrate; dip, dunk, submerge, swampAntonyms of scorch hydrate, wash, water, wet



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