Add the venison to the pot and sear on all sides until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
This is an easy rack of lamb: Marinate, sear, roast, then serve it on a salad with a great anchovy dressing.
sear the pork on both sides and on the fat edge, working in batches if the chops don't all fit in the pan at the same time.
Add the chicken to the pan skin side down and sear until golden brown on both sides, about 10 minutes total.
Gaiety may sear, but it never yet has healed a wounded heart.
Ay, blush for it; let your cheek glow, and sear your cold heart for the infamy!
They spoke volumes for the country where a man has to sear a thoroughbred with a hot iron, to ensure his keeping possession.
But my love must last, to burn and sear since it may not bless me, for it is not a child's love, beloved!
There is no sear and yellow leaf at Penang, or anywhere on the coast of the Straits.
Will she not yield to evil, and sear her conscience with the repetition of her wickedness?
Old English searian (intransitive) "dry up, to wither," from Proto-Germanic *saurajan (cf. Middle Dutch soor "dry," Old High German soren "become dry"), from root of sear "dried up, withered" (see sere). Meaning "cause to wither" is from early 15c. Meaning "to brand, to burn by hot iron" is recorded from c.1400, originally especially of cauterizing wounds; figurative use is from 1580s. Related: Seared; searing.
Old English sear "dried up, withered, barren," from Proto-Germanic *sauzas (cf. Middle Low German sor, Dutch zoor), from PIE root *saus- "dry" (cf. Sanskrit susyati "dries, withers;" Old Persian uška- "dry" (adj.), "land" (n.); Avestan huška- "dry;" Latin sudus "dry"). A good word now relegated to bad poetry. Related to sear. Sere month was an old name for "August."
The entire sequence of ecological communities successively occupying an area from the initial stage to the climax community. See more at succession.