like or suggestive of fire; "a fiery desert wind"; "an igneous desert atmosphere"
very intense; "a fiery temper"; "flaming passions"
characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"
cook with dry heat, usually in an oven; "roast the turkey"
subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
cooking (meat) by dry heat in an oven (usually with fat added); "the slow roasting took several hours"
burn with a hot liquid or steam; "She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"
heat to the boiling point; "scald the milk"
treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"
subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
become scorched or singed under intense heat or dry conditions; "The exposed tree scorched in the hot sun"
make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside"
hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface; "scorching heat"
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"
destroy completely by or as if by fire; "The wildfire scorched the forest and several homes"; "the invaders scorched the land"
become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"
capable of causing burns; "it was scorching hot"
marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"