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OTHER WORDS FROM searun·seared, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sear
Her passport stamp to Italy turned into a rustic seared quail ragu with piccante frantumato.Asha Gomez made her name as an Indian American chef. But she’s tired of being pigeonholed.|Nikhita Venugopal|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
The beauty award goes to the scallop tartine, a puff pastry treasure box filled with sweet seared scallops and potatoes whipped with olive oil.A reopened Marcel’s reminds me that fine dining, especially now, is about more than food|Tom Sietsema|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
The smells of roasting maize, diesel fumes, and floral soap from the streets of Harare are still seared into my brain.How I Got Addicted to Africa (and Wrote a Thriller About It)|Todd Moss|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Imagine the image seared into their brains of their father being tased as he called on passersby to help him.
Action has a YouTube cooking show “Action in the Kitchen,” where he cooks things like “sushi-grade seared Ahi tuna.”2 Chainz, Snoop Lion, and More Rappers in the Kitchen|Filipa Ioannou|August 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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.
It follows deep wounds such as are made by a hayrake or a pitchfork; or seared wounds, such as are made by a toy pistol.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Acid fumes escaping under the vat lids made the haze and seared the man's throat.In the Dark|Ronal Kayser
Another seared his face and hands with a large red-hot iron, holding it finally with his mouth without other support.
He was nearly naked; his back was seared with scars, and his flesh was wasted to the bone.The Duty of Disobedience to the Fugitive Slave Act|Lydia Maria Child
A man may have his leg broken, then his nails pulled out, then be seared with a hot iron.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce