Burn - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 26/10/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Burn.

4 letter answer(s) to burn

CHAR
  1. a human female employed to do housework;
  2. a charred substance
  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. burn to charcoal; "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"
  5. any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
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. (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. become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"

5 letter answer(s) to burn

SCALD
  1. a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
  2. burn with a hot liquid or steam; "She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"
  3. heat to the boiling point; "scald the milk"
  4. treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"
  5. subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"
  6. the act of burning with steam or hot water
SMART
  1. capable of independent and apparently intelligent action; "smart weapons"
  2. 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!"
  3. be the source of pain
  4. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
  5. elegant and stylish; "chic elegance"; "a smart new dress"; "a suit of voguish cut"
  6. quick and brisk; "I gave him a smart salute"; "we walked at a smart pace"
  7. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
  8. painfully severe; "he gave the dog a smart blow"
  9. a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore

6 letter answer(s) to burn

SCORCH
  1. a discoloration caused by heat
  2. a plant disease that produces a browning or scorched appearance of plant tissues
  3. become scorched or singed under intense heat or dry conditions; "The exposed tree scorched in the hot sun"
  4. a surface burn
  5. make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside"
  6. 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"
  7. destroy completely by or as if by fire; "The wildfire scorched the forest and several homes"; "the invaders scorched the land"
  8. become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"

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