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His own skin had sizzled under the red-hot brand, he murmured softly.

He could have moved it now for nothing short of a gimlet or a red-hot wire.

A shower of red-hot stones warned him that he was near the volcano.

There was something in her that was red-hot, although she was now a middle-aged woman.

They talked of boxing Augustine's ears when they saw that the stove was red-hot.

It seemed to him that she was pressing a red-hot iron to his neck.

But the bite Camille had given him stung as if his skin had been branded with a red-hot iron.

Granger from his place beside the red-hot stove said nothing, but bowed his head.

And these red-hot prophets in petticoats, how startled they will soon be!

I judge you are quoting from her letter and apparently she piled it on red-hot.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "heated till it glows red" (of metal, etc.); of persons, "lively, passionate," it is recorded from c.1600. Red-hot mama is 1926, jazz slang, "earthy female singer," also "girlfriend, lover."

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