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scorched

adjective

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scorched

verb
past tense of scorch

Synonyms & Antonyms of scorched (Entry 2 of 2)

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 scorched was in 1566

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“Scorched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scorched. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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