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sear

verb

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1 to burn on the surface
  • lightly sear the steaks, but don't cook them all the way through

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2 to make dry
  • the clear desert air is seared by the summer sun

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sear

noun

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The first known use of sear was before the 12th century

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“Sear.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sear. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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