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adjective as in burned

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For Paul, the thrill of breakfast with the Reverend, may be giving way to the taste of burnt toast.

I learned some things I can't unlearn: human kneecaps look like rocks; bones when burnt, shrink and twist.

What does the preciousness of our white flesh represent in contrast to burnt brown bodies created by our bombs?

His complexion was ruddy, his fair skin burnt from time in the sun.

Omran, who was 17 at the time, was completely bald, weak, and as frail as a burnt match.

He noticed at the same time several burnt matches between his cushions and her chair.

The Dutch fleet attacked Burnt island, in Scotland, but were repulsed.

That night one of them endeavored to storm the magazine, burnt and plundered the station, and marched off towards Delhi.

They burnt the chosen city of holiness, and made the streets thereof desolate according to the prediction of Jeremias.

Later on he became intensely critical of his own work, and finally bought up all the copies he could lay hands on and burnt them!


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to burnt, such as: charred, parched, scalded, scorched, seared, and singed.

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