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  • adv. In a burning, blistering, hot manner.

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Examples

  • Our film, Body of War, has been described as a searingly honest portrait of his journey, both personal and political.

    Ellen Spiro: Body of War -- Take Action for Tomas Young

  • Next up is Thomasina Miers' roast tomato salsa, from Mexican Food Made Simple, which blackens the tomatoes, garlic and chillies in a searingly hot pan first.

    How to make perfect salsa

  • Footage from "A Fire in My Belly"—much of it edited to music from Diamanda Galas's "Plague Mass"—is spliced in for a searingly poignant effect.

    Censored, Censured, but Never Forgotten

  • What other character do you know of who is searingly brilliant, stunningly engaging in his rat-a-tat-tat conversational wizardly, totally and even smugly tactless and rude - and still adored?

    Bella DePaulo: Facebook Movie: The Arrogance of Achievement vs. the Arrogance of Inheritance

  • In fact, the trend in Germany at the high end of the market is toward drier wines, some of which can be searingly citric.

    Here's to a Very Good Year: 10 Wine Resolutions

  • It is a searching, and at times searingly funny, story of Rob Sheffield and his wife, Renée, who gave each other just what they needed.

    October 2009

  • She was a searingly intelligent woman with vast potential.

    Trish Kinney: A Non-Feminist Role Model

  • There simply is no regulatory solution to the millions of tons of searingly fetid, toxic effluvium that industrial hog farms discharge and aerosolize on a daily basis.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Thai tom yum is just what the doctor ordered, being both hot and searingly aromatic enough to cut through even the stuffiest of winter colds.

    How to cook perfect tom yum soup

  • In Paris, Andi happens to find an old guitar case in a heap of Revolutionary-era relics and discovers that it contains not only a portrait of the dauphin (who, searingly, resembles Andi's dead brother) but also the diary of a girl her own age, Alexandrine, who had been the boy's paid companion two centuries earlier.

    Tales for Teens (and Others)

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