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burnt

[ burnt ]
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verb
a simple past tense and past participle of burn1.
adjective
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  1. of or showing earth pigments that have been calcined and changed to a deeper and warmer color: burnt ocher.
  2. of or showing colors having a deeper or grayer hue than is usually associated with them: burnt orange; burnt rose.
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OTHER WORDS FROM burnt

un·burnt, adjectivewell-burnt, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for burnt

burnt
/ (bɜːnt) /

verb
a past tense and past participle of burn 1
adjective
affected by or as if by burning; charred
(of various pigments, such as ochre and orange) calcined, with a resultant darkening of colour
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