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searing

adjective

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1 having a notably high temperature
  • in our air-conditioned office, we were oblivious to the searing heat outside

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searing

verb
present participle of sear

Synonyms & Antonyms of searing (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of searing was in 1678

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“Searing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/searing. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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