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adjective as in burned

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adjective as in burnt

adjective as in inflamed

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Example Sentences

Then they scalded him with hot water and beat him with sticks.

"Negative," and we saw the guy running like a scalded cat down the beach to join us in the water.

Down they came to the ’Dragon,‘ all singing like as if they was scalded, and poor Tom saying nothing.

Put in some stoned and scalded olives, which boil up for ten minutes and dish up with the duck.

The black liquid scalded Raoul's lips and tongue, and didn't treat him any better when it bit into his whiskey-burned stomach.

Perhaps he had really been uninjured at first and had been scalded in his work of rescue; it will never be known.

Many persons had been killed outright; many more had been scalded and crippled and would die.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scalded, such as: charred, scorched, blistered, branded, burnt, and null.

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