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Another word for scorch

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Verb
  1. To undergo or cause to undergo damage by or as if by fire

      1. To burn superficially; scorch.
      2. To burn off the feathers or bristles of (a carcass of a bird or animal) by subjecting briefly to flame.
      3. To burn the ends of (hair, for example).
      1. To char, scorch, or burn the surface of.
      2. To brown (meat) quickly using very high heat.
      3. To cause to dry up and wither.
      1. To burn the surface of; scorch.
      2. To reduce to carbon or charcoal by incomplete combustion.
      3. To become scorched.
      1. To undergo combustion or be consumed as fuel:
      2. To be damaged, injured, or destroyed by fire, heat, radiation, electricity, or a caustic agent:
      3. To consume fuel:
    See also:

    hot

  2. To criticize harshly and devastatingly

      1. To shut with force and loud noise:
      2. To put, throw, or otherwise forcefully move so as to produce a loud noise:
      3. To hit or strike with great force.
      1. To cook with dry heat, as in an oven or near hot coals.
      2. To dry, brown, or parch by exposing to heat.
      3. To expose to great or excessive heat.
      1. To cut or form by cutting with forceful sweeping strokes:
      2. To make a gash or gashes in.
      3. To cut a slit or slits in, especially so as to reveal an underlying color:
      1. A sharp blow made with the open hand or with a flat object; a smack.
      2. The sound of such a blow.
      3. A sharp insult:
      1. A source of widespread dreadful affliction and devastation such as that caused by pestilence or war.
      2. A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
      3. A small whip used to inflict punishment.
      1. A usually numerical record of a competitive event:
      2. The total number of points made by each competitor or side in a contest, either final or at a given stage:
      3. The number of points attributed to a competitor or team.
      1. To harm or injure, especially by fire.
      2. To criticize or denounce severely; excoriate.
      3. Harm or injury.
      1. To make shallow cuts in (the skin), as when vaccinating.
      2. To create a design on (the skin) by means of shallow cuts that are sometimes rubbed with a colorant or irritant to enhance the resulting scar tissue.
      3. To break up the surface of (topsoil or pavement).
      1. A stroke or blow with or as if with a whip.
      2. A whip.
      3. The flexible portion of a whip, such as a plait or thong.
      1. To strip off the skin or outer covering of.
      2. To strip of money or goods; fleece.
      3. To whip or lash.
      1. To censure strongly; denounce:
      2. To criticize (something) harshly:
      3. To tear, scrape, or wear off (the skin).
      1. To thrash with a stick.
      2. To instill forcefully:
      3. To defeat soundly.
      1. A local swelling of the skin that contains watery fluid and is caused by burning or irritation.
      2. A similar swelling on a plant.
      3. A raised bubble, as on a painted or laminated surface.
Noun
  1. Damage or a damaged substance that results from burning

      1. To burn superficially; scorch.
      2. To burn off the feathers or bristles of (a carcass of a bird or animal) by subjecting briefly to flame.
      3. To burn the ends of (hair, for example).
      1. To char, scorch, or burn the surface of.
      2. To brown (meat) quickly using very high heat.
      3. To cause to dry up and wither.
      1. To burn the surface of; scorch.
      2. To reduce to carbon or charcoal by incomplete combustion.
      3. To become scorched.
      1. To undergo combustion or be consumed as fuel:
      2. To be damaged, injured, or destroyed by fire, heat, radiation, electricity, or a caustic agent:
      3. To consume fuel:
    See also:

    hot

Another word for scorch

Verb
      1. To become or make shrunken and wrinkled, often by drying:
      2. To lose or cause to lose vitality or intensity:
      3. To become or make much less or smaller; dwindle.
      1. To make extremely dry, especially by exposure to heat:
      2. To dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat.
      3. To become very dry.
      1. To cook with dry heat, as in an oven or near hot coals.
      2. To dry, brown, or parch by exposing to heat.
      3. To expose to great or excessive heat.
      1. To burn superficially; scorch.
      2. To burn off the feathers or bristles of (a carcass of a bird or animal) by subjecting briefly to flame.
      3. To burn the ends of (hair, for example).
    See also:

    burn

    burn