The author of the new memoir The Favored Daughter tells her searing story.
Genyfer Spark, a California entrepreneur, describes how she triumphed over her searing past.
The American President and The West Wing are not searing portrayals of effective political management.
At 70 and nearly a decade after his infamous mug shot, Nick Nolte is getting Oscar buzz for his searing role in Warrior.
The searing winds and dusted Afghan sky reminded me of Iraq.
Venturing a peep above the creek bank, a searing blast of heat struck her forehead and she could feel her hair curl.
Or will he touch me with his searing hand, And leave a black memorial on the sand?
He felt a hot, searing pain in his side, and he 241 reeled in the saddle from the shock.
There was a searing flash beside his head, the bite of fire on his cheek.
The air was still dry and searing and there was no shelter anywhere.
Old English searian (intransitive) "dry up, to wither," from Proto-Germanic *saurajan (cf. Middle Dutch soor "dry," Old High German soren "become dry"), from root of sear "dried up, withered" (see sere). Meaning "cause to wither" is from early 15c. Meaning "to brand, to burn by hot iron" is recorded from c.1400, originally especially of cauterizing wounds; figurative use is from 1580s. Related: Seared; searing.