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scorching

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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He urged the government to take effective measures in overcome the load-shedding and to ensure immediate relief to the masses from scorching heat.
From mobile devices to home computers the information Scorching Cold provides covers it all.
People have been advised to remain indoors when the Sun is at its scorching best and also to take precautionary measures to protect themselves from the heat wave.
In Larkana and surroundings scorching heat reduced traffic on roads, leaving markets deserted with people preferring to shop in the evening, while people traveling on motorbikes and public transport are facing a tough time.
In Building A Cool House For Hot Times Without Scorching The Pocketbook, author Joy Smith draws upon her on-site personal experience with the building process involved in constructing her own home.
The Greenhouse affect would kick in, the atmosphere would become like a furnace, the global ice would melt and the scorching climate would set the stage for the emergence of a whole new kind of life.
The outcome is a long, low, almost topographic structure partially embedded in the terrain as protection against the scorching sun and scouring winds.
Physical activity in scorching summer heat can stoke your body temperature above its normal 37 [degrees] C (98.
Within, the mixture is besieged with scorching temperatures and bone-crushing pressures, forces like those at work at seafloor geysers.
Unser tested the Prolong product at a desert race track during scorching temperatures.
HYDERABAD -- Hyderabad city and surrounding areas remained in grip of severe heat wave as mercury crossed the 40 Celsius mark on Monday and people seen desperately trying to save them from the scorching heat.
SWAT -- Most parts of the Malakand division on Thursday remained in the grip of scorching heat as temperature rose to near over forty including Swat district.
Rawalpindi -- Traders of Rawalpindi have decided to open markets till mid night in view of scorching heat during day time.
com Handicap 7f C4/RUK Card page 64 Key stat The Scorching Wind is two wins from four starts at the course THE horse and rider at the centre of the Lingfield bust-up a fortnight ago, that ended with owner David Reynolds being fined pounds 10,000 and disqualified for three months, renew rivalry today in Kempton's pounds 50,000 handicap, writes Andrew Scutts.
Turning a cold shoulder to the scorching summer heat, some San Fernando Valley residents sought refuge from Friday's triple-digit temperatures: at malls and movie theaters, beaches and pools, at frozen-dessert shops and, of course, ice skating rinks.