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scorching

[skawr-ching] /ˈskɔr tʃɪŋ/
adjective
1.
burning; very hot.
2.
caustic or scathing:
a scorching denunciation.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; scorch + -ing2
Related forms
scorchingly, adverb
unscorching, adjective
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