verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of scorch
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OTHER WORDS FROM scorchun·scorched, adjectivewell-scorched, adjective
Words nearby scorch
Example sentences from the Web for scorch
One of the reasons I did that Twitter feed is that I want the truth to come out, all the truth, so I can scorch the earth.Porn Professor Hugo Schwyzer Comes Clean About His Twitter Meltdown and Life as a Fraud|Richard Abowitz|August 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And with too little bacon in the pan, not enough fat renders quickly enough and the bacon will scorch.
Speculation: The scorch might have been made by radioactivity attendant upon the resurrection.
If the scorch on the Shroud is the result of radiation, it could have been radiation that reconstituted the dead body.
Cold words freeze people, and hot words scorch them, and bitter words make them bitter, and wrathful words make them wrathful.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
Losses, mistakes, discouragements and disappointments scorch with burning blisters the lining of our lives.Tyranny of God|Joseph Lewis
Sometimes they scorch them off their bodies by means of a lighted stick—a kind office which Yamba performed for me.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
There was a second dash upon the stove, and another scorch in the slip.Prudy Keeping House|Sophie May
Even with a helper wouldn't you probably scorch the mutton or else burn yourself to death with the hot grease?The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis