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I clawed at the scalding sand with my fingertips to ascend a steep, 45-degree slope and stumbled the last steps to the top.

New GOP primary challengers are looking to serve their Tea Party challengers a scalding hot cuppa change.

He sees his bare legs splayed out in front of him, and he sees hot brown pitch poured over them, scalding, clinging to his skin.

His duty it was to stand at the head of the scalding trough, watch in hand, to "time" the length of the scald, crying "Hog in!"

He crouched, nerves and muscles tense, controled in spite of the torturous cloud of scalding vapor that pressed close to him.

In the semi-darkness of the cell the steaming liquid overflows, scalding my bare feet.

He even shed some scalding tears in secret; though, to look at him, that seemed impossible.

I attempted to put my hand into one of them to the wrist, but could not get it in to the knuckles without scalding.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scalding, such as: blazing, blistering, boiling, incandescent, scorching, and searing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.