Burn slightly - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Burn slightly.

CHAR
SCORCH
SEAR
SINGE
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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"
SCORCH
  1. a discoloration caused by heat
  2. become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"
  3. a plant disease that produces a browning or scorched appearance of plant tissues
  4. a surface burn
  5. become scorched or singed under intense heat or dry conditions; "The exposed tree scorched in the hot sun"
  6. make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside"
  7. 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"
  8. destroy completely by or as if by fire; "The wildfire scorched the forest and several homes"; "the invaders scorched the land"
SEAR
  1. 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"
  2. become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"
  3. (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"
  4. cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth"
  5. make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside"
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: 14/10/2019 9:00am

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