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scorch

 (skôrch)
v. scorched, scorch·ing, scorch·es
v.tr.
1. To burn superficially so as to discolor or damage the texture of. See Synonyms at burn1.
2. To dry out or wither with intense heat: The sun scorched the plains.
3. To destroy (land and buildings) by fire or military action so as to leave nothing salvageable to an enemy army.
4. To subject to severe censure; excoriate.
v.intr.
1. To become scorched or singed.
2. To go or move at a very fast, often excessively fast rate.
n.
1. A slight or surface burn.
2. Brown spotting on plant leaves caused by pathogens, heat, or lack of water.

[Middle English scorchen, possibly of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skorpna, to shrink, be shriveled.]

scorch′ing·ly adv.

scorchingly

(ˈskɔːtʃɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a scorching manner
References in classic literature ?
deliriously howled Ahab, as the malignant iron scorchingly devoured the baptismal blood.
Thus when the hall door was open, many a passer-by literally stopped to stare and gasp; for he looked down a perspective of rich apartments to something really like a transformation scene in a fairy play: purple clouds and golden suns and crimson stars that were at once scorchingly vivid and yet transparent and far away.
To Wilson's surprise, the stars richest in iron host planets on scorchingly close orbits of about 8 days or less, while stars with lower iron abundances have planets on farther-out orbits.
Just as I am trying to get my head/wallet around the arrival of sequin season, the fact that I haven't yet bought a single Christmas present and that in just a few weeks I will be jetting of on holiday to the scorchingly hot desert state of Dubai, everywhere I look I am being tempted by Black Friday bargains.
Just as I am trying to get my head/wallet around the arrival of sequin season, the fact that I haven't yet bought a single Christmas present and that in just a few weeks I will be jetting off on holiday to the scorchingly hot desert state of Dubai, everywhere I look I am being tempted by Black Friday bargains.
But the scorchingly sexy Lovi and Derek are weighed down by poorly developed situations inhabited by amoral characters who are hard to root for.
It began as the flu, with brain-splitting headaches, dagger-like low-back pain, and scorchingly high fevers.
The protosphere - the visible surface of the sun - is, at over 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit, scorchingly hot.
The Canyon I find a very comfortable place to work, although of course it can be scorchingly hot.
And that's just in the first five minutes of this scorchingly apocalyptic Australian road movie.
You want the sauce to be fragrant rather than scorchingly hot, you don't want it to completely overpower the delicate fish, but yes it's a curry and it needs to have a bit of a kick to it.
Hot Jupiters," for example, are massive "roaster" planets that circle scorchingly close to their stars.