Burn - Crossword Clue

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CHAR
SCALD
SCORCH
SEAR
SMART
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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"
SCALD
  1. burn with a hot liquid or steam; "She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"
  2. heat to the boiling point; "scald the milk"
  3. treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"
  4. subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
  5. the act of burning with steam or hot water
  6. a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
SCORCH
  1. destroy completely by or as if by fire; "The wildfire scorched the forest and several homes"; "the invaders scorched the land"
  2. become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"
  3. a discoloration caused by heat
  4. a plant disease that produces a browning or scorched appearance of plant tissues
  5. a surface burn
  6. become scorched or singed under intense heat or dry conditions; "The exposed tree scorched in the hot sun"
  7. make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside"
  8. 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"
SEAR
  1. make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside"
  2. 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"
  3. become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"
  4. (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"
  5. cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth"
SMART
  1. a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
  2. capable of independent and apparently intelligent action; "smart weapons"
  3. improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"
  4. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
  5. elegant and stylish; "chic elegance"; "a smart new dress"; "a suit of voguish cut"
  6. be the source of pain
  7. quick and brisk; "I gave him a smart salute"; "we walked at a smart pace"
  8. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
  9. painfully severe; "he gave the dog a smart blow"
Clue Database Last Updated: 14/09/2019 9:00am

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