scorchingly


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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.
Bursting straight out of her hit new television adventures, this first collection of the Thirteenth Doctor's comic book tales is a scorchingly fresh incarnation that takes the decades long running Dr.
What followed was three months of scorchingly hot weather that had temperatures stuck around the 30A[degrees]C mark for days on end across the UK.
rtikka without a tandoor oven, it is difficult to get a completely authentic pizza without a scorchingly hot pizza oven but you can get some really good results.
Endless options, bizarre sizing and scorchingly hot changing rooms - you might as well be pulling teeth.
The new season of the show promises roasting celebrity interviews in the kitchen, scorchingly great music in the parlour and, of course, Doireann - impressionist, comedian and a woman who will have to adjust to Podge & Rodge's hilariously acidic take on Irish life.
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 off 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 of 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.