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scorched

Very badly sunburned. Make sure you wear your sun block on the beach! You don't want to ruin your whole vacation by getting scorched on the very first day. I got so scorched after falling asleep in the hammock that I could barely move without it hurting.
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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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scorched

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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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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And consider the so-called urban heat island effect: Asphalt gets scorchingly hot, leading to higher urban temperatures.
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While it's a good idea to keep your cat indoors as much as possible throughout the year, protecting the animal from the dangers that lurk beyond your doorstep may be especially advisable during the months between late spring and early fall, when temperatures can become scorchingly hot in many areas of the U.
During an interview that took place on a cloudless, still, and scorchingly hot Melbourne day, Romeo (18) told me how he selects paint colors:
His interviews with victims of violence contain scorchingly barbaric examples of inhumanity.
On another scorchingly hot morning, business with on-the-spot British bookmaking representatives was as light as activity on the track.
overcast, scorchingly hot, too chilly, or showers occurred at sunset, which is the best boating safety enforcement time of the day).
We were writing to learn our craft, to reach out and connect with other women, and because we thought it was scorchingly romantic to imagine women in each other's arms.
48) Burtchaell comes to a similar conclusion when he notes that Clement made "a scorchingly explicit moral inventory of the rebels.
Scorchingly hot are his Red Chile Mustard, Rub for Fish, and Citrus Marinade, as well as Pure Jalapeno and Pure Ancho Chile Powders.
Truer words were never spoken, especially on a scorchingly hot summer day when we hear the faint strains of an ice-cream truck and we melt into childhood memories.
The sun passes scorchingly close to earth causing the measured passage of hour and season to warp in slingshot orbit.
This occurs, for example, on summer days, when the sun is scorchingly hot and the air is transparent and dry, and when the soil is frozen and cannot supply the plant with the water needed for minimum transpiration.
But Courtney Love, for one, doesn't mind using her real byline, and her scorchingly funny bad-girl manifesto is a must-read.