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See definition of white-hot on Dictionary.com
  • as inburning
  • as inburning
  • as inflaming
  • as inimpassioned
  • as inincandescent
  • as intorrid

synonyms for white-hot

  • fiery
  • flaming
  • gleaming
  • glowing
  • hot
  • scorching
  • searing
  • alight
  • blistering
  • broiling
  • enkindled
  • flaring
  • heated
  • ignited
  • illuminated
  • kindled
  • oxidizing
  • sizzling
  • smoking
  • smouldering
  • afire
  • aflame
  • conflagrant
  • in flames
  • incandescent
  • on fire
  • red-hot
  • torrid

antonyms for white-hot

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  • cold
  • cool
  • unconcerned
  • unenthusiastic
  • apathetic
  • cold
  • cool
  • unexcited
  • unimportant
  • cold
  • cool
  • frigid
  • arctic
  • freezing
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How to use white-hot in a sentence

And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
In the drawing-room things went on much as they always do in country drawing-rooms in the hot weather.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
“You appear to feel it so,” rejoined Mr. Pickwick, smiling at the clerk, who was literally red-hot.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
That evening in the gondola, with one old and two newer friends, is marked with a white stone in my recollection.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
I am pleading for a clear white light of education that shall go like the sun round the whole world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The smoke from her kitchen fire rose white as she put in dry sumac to give it a start.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WHITE-HOT

  • all-consuming
  • ardent
  • blazing
  • eager
  • earnest
  • fervid
  • feverish
  • frantic
  • frenzied
  • heated
  • hectic
  • impassioned
  • intense
  • passionate
  • red-hot
  • vehement
  • white-hot
  • zealous
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