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  • adj. Not scorched.


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  • Later in life he walks the white sands of the Caribbean, his head down, asks his daughter, why do I walk unscorched ground.


  • When we arrived (safely and unscorched) in New York, my wife called the Transportation Security Administration.

    July 2007

  • He had not burned away to ash, but sat unscorched in the sunlight, and the pale skin of his face and arms and hands was entirely unmarked.

    City of Ashes

  • How it came there, undisfigured and unscorched by gunpowder, and how this crime came to be so clumsily and strangely committed, it is impossible to discover.

    A Child's History of England

  • In unscorched fields horses and cattle still fed peacefully.

    The War in the Air

  • As I have come out unscorched from the last fiery furnace which has been heated for me by my enemies seven times hot, so shall I escape from that other fire with which the poor man who has gone from us endeavoured to envelop me.

    Phineas Redux

  • They should be lauded and admired, like David Stern of the NBA a guy who makes mistakes like Selig but who keeps a respected, unscorched image. - Selig proves importance of good leadership

  • Crackling sheets of flame swept over the Mustang and then curled off into nothingness, exposing unscorched paint and chrome and four headlights stabbing the darkness.

    Born To Run

  • The energies of the star raved past him, as if they were in another universe; the pod moved sedately through their midst, un-buffeted and unscorched.

    2001 A Space Odyssey

  • I laid my hand on the door, the one unscorched thing I'd seen so far in Drift Station Zebra.

    Ice Station Zebra


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