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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of singe.

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Examples

  • He is a moth singed, that is all -- the trifler with women thought he was a wasp.

    The Gilded Age, Part 5.

  • He is a moth singed, that is all -- the trifler with women thought he was a wasp.

    The Gilded Age A tale of today

  • A bank spokesman said those initiatives have succeeded, and that investors shouldn't be surprised that SunTrust would be "singed" by the "firestorm" sweeping the market.

    Tried-and-True SunTrust

  • What an astounding and incredible thing that you should actually use the word "singed" in connexion with the word

    The Magic Pudding

  • Though mind you, the word I had in my mind was not "singed", but "burning".

    The Magic Pudding

  • It kind of singed is the best way to describe it. "

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  • Scorching heat, especially in Texas, singed many peanut plants as they developed, leaving more peanuts destined to be processed into oil, rather than the edible-quality that's shelled and turned into peanut butter.

    Peanut-Butter Makers Face Crunch

  • While the company's shareholders will likely be wiped out under the bankruptcy, the federal government—already singed by Solyndra LLC's bankruptcy—won't get burned by Energy Conversion Devices' filing.

    Energy Conversion Devices Files for Chapter 11

  • Africa Underground, themed to celebrate the Afro-Brazilian collaboration in the new exhibit "Artists in Dialogue 2," will give guests a chance to go after-hours and check out the site-specific singed canvases of South African artist Sandile Zulu and the wood "tapumes" of Brazil's Henrique Oliveira.

    February arts preview: Paul Gauguin, Jem Cohen, Blinky Palermo

  • Everyone was soot-covered and singed, and the smoke swirled around them.

    Uprising

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