Scorch - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Scorch.

BURN
CHAR
SCATHE
SEAR
SINGE
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BURN
  1. feel hot or painful; "My eyes are burning"
  2. a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  3. spend (significant amounts of money); "He has money to burn"
  4. pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  5. burn at the stake; "Witches were burned in Salem"
  6. Scottish stream
  7. cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"
  8. shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning"
  9. get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
  10. burn with heat, fire, or radiation; "The iron burnt a hole in my dress"
  11. burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart"
  12. undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well"
  13. cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil"
  14. destroy by fire; "They burned the hous
CHAR
  1. any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
  2. a human female employed to do housework;
  3. a charred substance
  4. burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling"
  5. burn to charcoal; "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"
SCATHE
  1. the act of damaging something or someone
SEAR
  1. cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth"
  2. make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside"
  3. burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling"
  4. become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"
  5. (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"
SINGE
  1. a surface burn
  2. burn superficially or lightly; "I singed my eyebrows"
  3. become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"
Clue Database Last Updated: 24/09/2018 9:00am

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