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  • adv. In a torrid manner.


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  • On one promontory a slant of sunshine blazed torridly, on another, scarcely a mile away, a squall was bursting in furious downpour of driving rain.


  • He longed for the warmth of the sun, just for now, because he well knew that in an hour or so would be the beginning of a torridly hot day.

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  • He bought her a cat and after carrying on together torridly for months the girl began to slip into a kind of madness.

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  • On the walk to my car in a faraway lot Hulk drops in with a torridly beautiful woman on his shoulder.

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  • But unless they're on a cruise they usually scorn the torridly elegant sounds at their southern doorstep -- as if Latin America's very proximity rendered its music vulgar to gringo ear.

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  • Wall Street grew again so torridly that it didn't care about higher taxes.

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  • While Ciara moans in unison with a torridly hackneyed sample, Ludacris occasionally chimes in to talk about how they've just made another hit.

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  • I remember passing by the cellars on a torridly hot afternoon in July, only to see the newly bottled vintage stacked up outside the cellars, roasting in the relentless sunshine.

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  • There was a moment's quiet, while Ray looked away, -- supporting his chin upon one hand, and a black cloud sweeping torridly down the stern face.

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  • He swore torridly, grinding his teeth with vexation.

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