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See definition of torrid on Dictionary.com
  • adj.very hot
  • adj.sensuous

synonyms for torrid

  • arid
  • blazing
  • blistering
  • parched
  • red-hot
  • scorching
  • sizzling
  • stifling
  • sultry
  • sweltering
  • austral
  • boiling
  • broiling
  • burning
  • dried
  • dry
  • fiery
  • heated
  • parching
  • scalding
  • scorched
  • tropic
  • tropical
See also synonyms for: torridity / torridness

antonyms for torrid

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  • cold
  • cool
  • damp
  • moist
  • wet
  • arctic
  • freezing
  • frigid
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How to use torrid in a sentence

We there meet with the fruits of the torrid zone, and near them the apple and the peach of Europe.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The reddish, stony and parched ground, radiated the torrid heat of the sun that was westerning behind the hills.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The drizzling winter had given place to a glorious early summer, and the days increased in heat until they became torrid.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
It was summer time when I first went there, under brilliant sunshine and in torrid heat.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
"Of course, a girl like Pauline always wants to dance, no matter how torrid the night," explained Chester.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
We stand upon a torrid strand, yet gaze upon an icy mountain.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
"His mind had been struck by a phenomenon in the torrid zone," says the narrative.
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
A touch of approaching winter was upon it, and from the blue, unclouded sky the sun no longer shot down rays of torrid heat.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
Power asked his mother to accompany him; but she was afraid of the long journey in the torrid temperature then obtaining.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
And then came up the cool night breeze of the Torrid Zone--more refreshing and delightful than our Temperate climate ever knows.
WHERE HALF THE WORLD IS WAKING UPCLARENCE POE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TORRID

  • baking
  • blistery
  • boiling
  • broiling
  • burning
  • fiery
  • heated
  • intense
  • red-hot
  • roasting
  • scalding
  • scorching
  • searing
  • severe
  • sizzling
  • sweltering
  • torrid
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