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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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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.
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torrid

adjective
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

torrid

[ˈtɒrɪd] adj
[weather] → torride
[affair] → torride
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

torrid

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

[ˈtɒrɪd] adj (liter) → torrido/a (fig) → denso/a di passione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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The weather in Ursula is so torridly hot that you'd feel you're directly astride the planet's equator.
At one point in the footage, Thompson is seen torridly kissing one of the ladies.
Comedian Chokoleit has spawned an online fire after a video of him torridly kissing a guy during what seemed to be a party was posted on the internet.
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