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scorching

adjective

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having a notably high temperature
  • we keep indoors as much as possible during the day so as to avoid the scorching summer heat

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scorching

verb
present participle of scorch

Synonyms & Antonyms of scorching (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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“Scorching.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scorching. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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