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.
Michelle Cottle on the ballad of Johnny and Rielle—and the lessons we can all learn from their torrid affair.
It is tasked with mitigating environmental destruction brought on by three and a half decades of torrid growth.
It is in the heat of the torrid Zone where nature puts forth all her energy, and displays her greatest resources.
Then it entered into a zone of torrid light which the sun threw on the waves.
Why round her middle wears this world so rich a zone of torrid verdure, if she be not dressing for the final rites?
That region is called the torrid Zone because “torrid” means “hot.”
Two of these will separate the torrid from the temperate zones, and the remaining two, the temperate from the frigid.
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.