Synonyms for sear
- burn up
- dry out
- dry up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SEAR
Sear quickly on one side, and turn and sear on the other side.
It was a knowledge that was to sear her presently with self-loathing and self-contempt.
His forearm was bare now; the sear of a burn on it was plain to be seen.
Ay, blush for it; let your cheek glow, and sear your cold heart for the infamy!
But my love must last, to burn and sear since it may not bless me, for it is not a child's love, beloved!
Then the final crash, the horrid wave of pain and the sear of the flash-fire.
Will she not yield to evil, and sear her conscience with the repetition of her wickedness?
Meantime, neo-Hebraic poetry had "fallen into the sear, the yellow leaf."
Of wailing winds and naked woods and meadows brown and sear.
They turned away from the lantern, for it seemed to sear them.