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Just as she is about to uncover a burning secret her family wants to keep hidden, a traumatic incident strains the town’s already searing racial tensions.

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Pat your meat as dry as you can before cooking to limit the amount of splattering while you sear.

When braising an animal protein, the first step is almost always to sear it in a hot skillet until nicely browned all over to start building flavor.

The new menu from award-winning chef Mark Levy is revamped and approachable with an Eastern Shore lump crab cake, seared Maine scallops, and an autumn pork chop with grilled apples and bacon dressing.

They are variously loud, meditative, dramatic, witty, sexy, searing, and elegiac.

Vlad was the searing example he needed to drive that point home.

While shooting Syriana, he injured the base of the neck, leaving him in searing pain.

I cupped my searing left cheek in my hand as I sobbed, muffling my mouth with the other so not to wake my daughter.

Roosevelt had also stood with grace and courage against some of the most searing attacks aimed at anyone in public life.

But abruptly he halted, a sudden thought searing its way through his brain.

They turned left, almost running in the teeth of that searing blast.

A crackling, searing bolt of blue-white energy leaped out of the tip of his index finger in a pencil-thin beam.

A searing white light seemed to explode before him; then blackness came and he knew no more.

Such a soul-searing flame of hate went through Alurna that her heart seemed to wither in its heat.


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

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