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noun as in light

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He also cited contracts and connections with the University of Houston and the Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals, known as TORCH.

She’s tired, and maybe we should pick up the torch a little.

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As Samek wrote in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, “Runners literally and figuratively passed the torch from one era in feminist history to another.”

I mean, they torch up small trees and they do burn into crowns in certain areas if there’s a steep slope or strong or if it’s a really hot fire.

They often feature multiple brightness levels and strobe functions for emergencies, as well as memory technology that recalls previous settings when the torch is turned on.

Even the track, a mesmerizing torch song called “Before I Ever Met You,” was only available via an obscure SoundCloud link.

Do you remember the first time you were on set in costume as The Human Torch, and what that feeling was like?

By the end of 1960, close to 100,000 disobedients had taken up the Civil Rights torch.

“The bras are made of duct tape that has been burned with a blow torch,” Mirano told The Daily Beast.

When Jean led me back to my tent, he swept the grass repeatedly with the beam of his powerful torch.

Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.

The moment he passed out of her sight some phase of individuality promptly lit its torch.

It was ajar, and Kerry, taking an electric torch from his overall pocket, flashed the light upon the name-plate.

Och, be gorry, it was nuthin' mor'n a big nager fellow holdin a torch for us to eat by.

Kneeling down, he peered into the keyhole, holding the electric torch close beside his face and chewing industriously.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to torch, such as: beacon, lamp, lantern, flambeau, flare, and flash.

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