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scorching

[′skȯrch·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Premature vulcanization caused by heat during the processing of rubber.
(engineering)
Burning an exposed surface so as to change color, texture, or flavor without consuming.
Destroying by fire.
(plant pathology)
Browning of plant tissues caused by heat or parasites; may also be symptomatic of disease.
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This political drama is scorchingly reinvigorated in Gregory Doran''s staging with a superb ensemble.
planets with likely scorchingly hot rocky surfaces."
I preferred how scorchingly sunny Egypt was to Malaysia's glimpses of light that I would so graciously receive between thunderstorms but equally inclined was I to thoroughly enjoy and perhaps favor the street markets, packed with hawker food stalls handing out the free smell of salted chicken gizzard satay, glazed with a sweet peanut sauce and completed with a fat dollop of fried chili paste.
On a scorchingly hot day, the Indians lost their spark in a hurry and their cause was not helped by the captain Virender Sehwag, in charge because of MS Dhonis suspension for poor over rates, setting fields that didnt back the bowlers.
Petzold's contribution to this, in contrast to his contemporary Fatih Akin's celebration of the "fur tot Erklartes" multicultural life within Germany and Europe (at least in films like Im Juli and Soul Kitchen), is of course scorchingly negative.
Readers of Ali Lewis's compelling debut novel will learn a great deal about the sights, sounds and smells of mustering and, on more general terms, about living conditions on a cattle raising 'station' on some 'sixteen hundred square miles of desert' in Australia's scorchingly hot Northern Territory.
IT may be the scorchingly fast Renaultsport versions that make all the headlines but it is the 'bog standard' Clios that dominate sales charts and keep French car maker Renault happy.
These exoplanets belong to a class called hot Jupiters--giants that sit scorchingly close to their stars.
"Wolf Hall 's main characters are scorchingly well rendered.
Why is Agassi so scorchingly honest in these excerpts?
Huston's strong suit is not reinventing these basic plot points, he more than compensates with scorchingly good dialogue and banner-worthy chapter headings." JANET MASLIN
You are here with us till you rot." The sun's rays grow more scorchingly hot.