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  • adj.very hot
  • adj.harsh

synonyms for scorching

  • blistering
  • fiery
  • searing
  • sizzling
  • sweltering
  • burning
  • hot

antonyms for scorching

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  • cold
  • cool
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    How to use scorching in a sentence

    On January 17, the NASA spacecraft will make its seventh close pass of our star, coming within 14 million kilometers of its scorching surface.
    THE PARKER SOLAR PROBE WILL HAVE COMPANY ON ITS NEXT PASS BY THE SUNLISA GROSSMANJANUARY 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
    On a scorching 1972 summer day, the Vietnam War veteran made a clumsy attempt to rob a Brooklyn bank, only to be penned in with hostages for a 14-hour standoff.
    THE 10 BEST MOVIES BASED ON A TRUE STORYTIME STAFFNOVEMBER 19, 2020TIME
    Oven safe up to a scorching 600 degrees, each piece of cookware can also be used in the dishwasher.
    THE BEST COOKWARE SETS FOR EVERY ASPIRING CHEFPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Seven weeks after that scorching letter, and after intense negotiations with Elliott, AT&T announced a new plan in which it would sell unspecified assets and add two new directors to the board.
    AT&T LOOKS TO SELL DIRECTV AS INVESTORS QUESTION ITS HUGE BET ON CONTENTGEOFFREY COLVINOCTOBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
    Temperatures at the surface reach a scorching 464 °C, and pressures are 89 times higher than on Earth.
    WE NEED TO GO TO VENUS AS SOON AS POSSIBLENEEL PATELSEPTEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    But one battalion was isolated on a spur, from which there seemed no way of escape save under a scorching flank fire.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    Bridges had been broken down, and the guns had to be hauled through jungle and woods under a scorching sun.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    The yellow sand about them blazed and shone, scorching their bare hands; the Desert was empty, silent, lonely.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    Bobby said it should have been written on yellow paper with an asbestos pad under it to save scorching Miss Pendletons desk.
    THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
    Marie was packing a suitcase and meditating upon the scorching letter she meant to write.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
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    WORDS RELATED TO SCORCHING

    • ardent
    • baking hot
    • blistering
    • boiling
    • broiling
    • burning
    • fiery
    • hot
    • piping hot
    • red-hot
    • roasting
    • scalding
    • scorching
    • searing
    • sizzling
    • steaming
    • sultry
    • sweltering
    • uncomfortably warm
    • very warm
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