Antonyms for scorches

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


It is the torrid zone that scorches the face, and tobacco the gun-powder that blows it up.

The sun is hot all the second day, and scorches us in the dry defile.

A steamship might be propelled by the heat that scorches its decks.

If it scorches it is too hot for use, wait for a few minutes to cool.

My solitude now is like rotten fruit; it scorches my entrails like a fiery drink.

The poetry of the first scorches, that of the last scarcely warms.

The flame that sweeps our prairies is terrible, but it only scorches the surface.

He hath a contempt for women that scorches, and to hurt them--but 'tis not this I would say.

When the vegetables are very brown (great care must be taken not to burn the onion, which scorches very easily) add ½ lb.

He touches his skin with a red-hot iron; the skin smokes and scorches, but the sleeper does not awake.