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  • adv. In a scalding manner.

Etymologies

scalding +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The scaldingly funny George and Martha of "Virginia Woolf" are less emblematic of his output than, say, the miniature house that lights up ominously in the 1966 "Tiny Alice," the marvelously peculiar story of the seduction of a lay Catholic brother by a wealthy matriarch.

    Edward Albee Festival starts at Arena Stage

  • It was scaldingly hot and we kept the front and back doors open to our little townhouse.

    Interview: Lane Robins

  • Moderated by Tracy Morgan (attired in more bling than the Queen at her coronation) and sponsored by Lexus, (the Darker Side of Green series), the mood was amiable enough, with Mr. Bates beginning a grim recitation of statistics, noting the scaldingly high 129F of the recent Pakistani summer -- along with the consensus of opinion amongst scientists, that we are at great peril.

    Spread ArtCulture: Debate: Lord Monckton Argues the Cooler Side of Global Warming... Not Amused, Says Eric Bates

  • No matter how unshockable you like to think you are, I expect you'll jump at least once and probably several times in the course of Profiles Theatre's scaldingly funny revival of

    Deadly Serious Comedy

  • In their scaldingly rendered throwaway world, they prove to be the ultimate disposables.

    Solas Nua's ‘Johnny Meister and the Stitch': Wasted lives well worth your time

  • She ran a scaldingly hot bath—just as she liked them—and happily lowered herself into the deep tub.

    The Lost Children

  • By Western standards, the water temperature is scaldingly hot.

    What Women Want

  • She tried to steady her breathing, pulling her hair away from her scaldingly hot face.

    Dark Oracle

  • In another moment a huge wave, like a muddy tidal bore but almost scaldingly hot, came sweeping round the bend ....

    Tin

  • Nat: the classes basically involve putting a mouthful of scaldingly hot liquid in your mouth and if it hurts then it's too hot ... which is exactly what I did.

    Stupidity

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