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scorches

verb
present tense third-person singular of scorch

Synonyms & Antonyms of scorches

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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“Scorches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scorches. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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