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tor·rid

 (tôr′ĭd, tŏr′-)
adj. tor·rid·er, tor·rid·est
1.
a. Parched with the heat of the sun; intensely hot: a torrid afternoon.
b. Scorching; burning: the torrid noonday sun.
2. Passionate; ardent: a torrid love scene.
3. Hurried; rapid: set a torrid pace; torrid economic growth.

[Latin torridus, from torrēre, to parch; see ters- in Indo-European roots.]

tor·rid′i·ty, tor′rid·ness n.
tor′rid·ly adv.

torrid

(ˈtɒrɪd)
adj
1. so hot and dry as to parch or scorch
2. arid or parched
3. highly charged emotionally: a torrid love scene.
[C16: from Latin torridus, from torrēre to scorch]
torˈridity, ˈtorridness n
ˈtorridly adv

tor•rid

(ˈtɔr ɪd, ˈtɒr-)

adj.
1. subject to parching or burning heat, esp. of the sun, as a geographical area.
2. oppressively hot, parching, or burning, as climate, weather, or air.
3. ardent; passionate: a torrid love story.
[1580–90; < Latin torridus dried up, parched =torr(ēre) to parch, burn + -idus -id4]
tor•rid′i•ty, tor′rid•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.torrid - characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"
passionate - having or expressing strong emotions
2.torrid - emotionally charged and vigorously energetictorrid - emotionally charged and vigorously energetic; "a torrid dance"; "torrid jazz bands"; "hot trumpets and torrid rhythms"
hot - extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument"
3.torrid - extremely hot; "the torrid noonday sun"; "sultry sands of the dessert"
hot - used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead"

torrid

adjective
2. passionate, intense, sexy (informal), hot, flaming, erotic, ardent, steamy (informal), fervent He is locked in a torrid affair with a mystery older woman.

torrid

adjective
Translations
شَديد الحَرارَهعاطِفي
vyprahlýžhavý
hed
ástríîufullurbrennheitur; hitabeltis-
kaitrus
kaismīgskarstskvēlstropu josla
ateşliihtiraslıkızgın

torrid

[ˈtɒrɪd] ADJ
1. (= hot and dry) [climate, heat, sun] → tórrido
2. (= passionate) [love affair, romance] → tórrido, apasionado
3. (= very difficult) to have a torrid time (Brit) → pasar las de Caín, sufrir lo indecible

torrid

[ˈtɒrɪd] adj
[weather] → torride
[affair] → torride

torrid

adj (lit, fig)heiß; heat, air, sunsengend; to have a torrid time (= stressful)eine anstrengende Zeit durchmachen

torrid

[ˈtɒrɪd] adj (liter) → torrido/a (fig) → denso/a di passione

torrid

(ˈtorid) adjective
1. very hot. the torrid zone (= the area of the world on either side of the equator).
2. passionate. a torrid love affair.
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