verb (used with object)
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Origin of sear1
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OTHER WORDS FROM searun·seared, adjective
Definition for sear (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for sear
It will, however, be a memory that is seared in the brains of Britons for years to come.
Our citizens, seared by the memory of those we have lost, know too well the price that is paid for liberty.
I had an intimate encounter with just such a seared ego, recently burned by his once-trusted chronicler.The Perils of Biography in the Bradlee-Himmelman Storm|Lee Siegel|May 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
More lamb is seared over burning coals and the wine keeps flowing.
For cookbook author Deborah Krasner the best way to have a burger for dinner is without a bun and seared in salt.
A seared conscience that tolerateth one, will easily be brought to bear the other.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
The record of that time, its every day, its every hour, was seared on her heart as with a burning brand.Olive|Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
Millions of seared and blackened trees were standing steadfastly where they had died at their post.The Rocky Mountain Wonderland|Enos A. Mills
Acid fumes escaping under the vat lids made the haze and seared the man's throat.In the Dark|Ronal Kayser
His face was seared and parchment-like from long exposure to cold winds and rough weather.The Unveiling of Lhasa|Edmund Candler