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scorching

Of weather, extremely hot and sunny. Gosh, it's scorching out there! I thought I was going to faint just walking down to the post office! I hope it's scorching while we're on vacation in Hawaii. Nothing better than being on the beach while the sun's beating down!
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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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Due to the scorching heat in different parts of Sindh, many people were shifted to hospitals due to sunstroke and affected the indoor and outdoor business activities.
He will face a charge of violent conduct towards the three-time Derby winner and Peter Crate, owner of Elna Bright - the horse he judged to have hampered The Scorching Wind - as well as bringing racing into disrepute.
The 1798 Sedition Act was a product of the scorching politics of John Adams' sole White House term.
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.
If these creatures can subsist in a bath of scorching chemicals and heat from the planet's interior, he reasoned, then perhaps this is where life got its start.
Several such attempts have been made by the people in different parts of the country to appease the rain god after the scorching heatwave and grave water crisis hit them.
SIALKOT -- Sialkot remained in the grip of scorching heat on Saturday as the mercury shot up to 45 degrees Celsius.
RAWALPINDI -- In order to provide relief to the Traffic Wardens from scorching heat, City Traffic Police (CTP) Rawalpindi on the directive of Regional Police Officer Rawalpindi Ahmed Ishaq Jahangir have installed special cabins at duty points of different traffic sectors.
Doctors have also advised the public to keep themselves safe from scorching sunlight and use plenty of water.
SAKHAKOT -- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf provincial leader and Malakand District Assembly Opposition Leader Muhmmad Razak Jan Advocate has demanded of the government to take action against district education officer Manzar Jan Sajid and principle of Government Zeshan Shaheed Higher Secondary School, Fida Muhammad Khan who conduct assembly parade for children in school during scorching heat.
3.50 Kempton 32Red.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.
5.50 MISS PERFECTIONIST, 6.20 PAPAGENO, 6.50 ISLAND LEGEND, 7.20 LUTINE CHARLIE, 7.50 ROYAL DIGNITARY, 8.20 THE SCORCHING WIND, 8.50 HERRERA, 9.20 EBONY EYES
The absolute temperature with the vented screw was 118[degrees]C, a relatively high temperature that could create scorching.
BADIN -- Scorching heat wave kept civic activities in Badin city and surrounding areas paralyzed on Sunday.