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scorcher

1. n. a very hot day. This is really a scorcher, isn’t it?
2. n. a caustic remark. Bob made a real scorcher about Tom’s shoes.
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ue ry A freak set of conditions is due to come into play with mercury rocketing past higher temperatures than historic scorchers of 1984 and 2011.
The introduction of the MICHELIN Scorcher "31" tire marks the first exclusive Michelin original equipment fitment on Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
The scorcher in this category is the IPS Millenium Fund, which is a multi-cap fund because it invests in all three company sizes.
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas's scorcher, American Rhapsody, is even more intriguing than his scripts for Basic Instinct, Showgirls and Jagged Edge.
If the trend continues, 2000 may go down in history as another scorcher.
Under the agreement, among the first titles GT Interactive will distribute are Scavenger's Into the Shadows, a fantasy adventure game; Scorcher, a high-speed race through futuristic landscapes; Amok, a 3D-based multipurpose vehicle shooting game, and 4xFrenzy, a monster truck challenge.
WHAT A SCORCHER Perth celebrate victory but only after Lee (left) failed to nail a last-over hat-trick to allow Carberry (above) to race home
THE sun is out by Royal command - with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee long weekend shaping up to be a scorcher.
things looked bleak for the visitors when steven Gregory broke the deadlock with a 25-yard scorcher eight minutes before the break.
MIDDLESBROUGH Empire's new weekly club night Feet First, held every Thursday, welcomes SCORCHER this week.
We've been promised a scorcher of a summer, so it's important that people take sensible precautions.
John Moore smashed a 25-yard scorcher into the net, but it was overruled for offside.
Next Thursday at the Cluny ought to be a scorcher of a show when the dynamic country rocker Jason Ringenberg sweeps into town.
Dennis Wyness sealed the win with a scorcher as Livi's rotten run this season stretched to another week.
But it was only a matter of time before United opened their account and it came through a Ronaldo scorcher when he hit an unstoppable 20-yard effort.