Haiti and the United States have had a torrid, twisted relationship for more than two centuries.
They look at each other meaningfully—and repair to the boiler room for some torrid sex.
The pace of fourth quarter growth is nowhere near as torrid – about 2.3 percent according to Macroeconomic Advisers.
Michelle Cottle on the ballad of Johnny and Rielle—and the lessons we can all learn from their torrid affair.
If that torrid pace continued for Android, some 58 million handsets would get sold in a year, compared with 37 million for Apple.
It is in the heat of the torrid Zone where nature puts forth all her energy, and displays her greatest resources.
It is the torrid zone that scorches the face, and tobacco the gun-powder that blows it up.
Why round her middle wears this world so rich a zone of torrid verdure, if she be not dressing for the final rites?
I do not recollect to have ever seen an individual in haste while I dwelt in the torrid clime.
Two of these will separate the torrid from the temperate zones, and the remaining two, the temperate from the frigid.
intensely emotional; passionate
Latin torrere 'to dry with heat'
1580s, in torrid zone "region of the earth between the tropics," from Latin torrida zona, from fem. of torridus "dried with heat, scorching hot," from torrere "to parch," from PIE root *ters- "to dry" (see terrain). Sense of "very hot" is first attested 1610s.