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  • adj. very hot; blistering or boiling
  • adj. having a sensation of intense sudden heat
  • n. action of the verb to sear
  • n. cooking food quickly at high temperature
  • v. Present participle of sear.

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  • adj. severely critical

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  • it shimmers with heat, lovely word

    October 16, 2007