Haiti and the United States have had a torrid, twisted relationship for more than two centuries.
The pace of fourth quarter growth is nowhere near as torrid – about 2.3 percent according to Macroeconomic Advisers.
They look at each other meaningfully—and repair to the boiler room for some torrid sex.
intensely emotional; passionate
Latin torrere 'to dry with heat'
1580s, in torrid zone "region of the earth between the tropics," from Latin torrida zona, from fem. of torridus "dried with heat, scorching hot," from torrere "to parch," from PIE root *ters- "to dry" (see terrain). Sense of "very hot" is first attested 1610s.