To harden or impart a finish to by subjecting to intense heat; fire:
To burn superficially; scorch.
To char, scorch, or burn the surface of.
To burn slightly; scorch
To burn the flesh with a hot iron, either as a marker (for criminals, slaves etc.) or to cauterise a wound.
To be made clean
Find another word for cauterizing. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cauterizing, like: burning, singeing, searing, charring, branding and cleaning.