Scorch - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Scorch.

BURN
CHAR
SCATHE
SEAR
SINGE
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BURN
  1. burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart"
  2. undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well"
  3. cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil"
  4. destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"
  5. use up (energy); "burn off calories through vigorous exercise"
  6. create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
  7. feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; "She was burning with anger"; "He was burning to try out his new skies"
  8. damage inflicted by fire
  9. cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
  10. a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
  11. feel hot or painful; "My eyes are burning"
  12. an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
  13. spend (significant amounts of money); "He has money to burn"
CHAR
  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. burn to charcoal; "Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything"
  3. any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
  4. a human female employed to do housework;
  5. a charred substance
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: 23/05/2019 9:00am

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