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sear

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sear

  1. 1 to burn on the surface lightly sear the steaks, but don't cook them all the way through Synonyms of sear char, scorch, singeWords Related to sear fire, ignite, inflame (also enflame), kindle, light; bake, cremate, incinerate; scald, scathe

  2. 2 to make dry the clear desert air is seared by the summer sun Synonyms of sear dehydrate, desiccate, parch, scorch, dryWords Related to sear dehumidify; drain; evaporate; mummify, shrivel, wither, wizen; air-dry, bakeNear Antonyms of sear 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 sear hydrate, wash, water, wet



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