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1. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. Who wants to go out and get scorched?
2. and singed (sɪndʒd) mod. having to do with hair burned while smoking marijuana. (Collegiate.) If you go to sleep, you’ll be singed for sure.
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1. mod. winning at gambling; about to win something big. Let me roll again. I’m really scorching.
2. mod. caustic. That remark was really scorching.
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References in classic literature ?
No fear of him; he will sleep until the sun scorches his eyelids.
Sometimes she steals a look at me that positively scorches me.
According to the scorch time at any given increase above minimum, it would appear that the compound scorches faster at higher strains.
It stunts ragweed and Johnson grass, yellows periwinkle and causes scorches in almonds, plum, sycamore, oak, maple, mulberry--even stately American elms on the Mall in Washington, D.
Cure rates and Mooney scorches in this masterbatch were, unless otherwise indicated, determined at 160[degrees]C and 138[degrees]C, respectively.