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scorch

Synonyms of scorch in English:

verb

  • 1 the buildings around us were scorched by the fire
    burn, sear, singe, char, blacken, discolour
    rare torrefy
  • 2 grass scorched by the sun
    burn, bake, roast
  • 3 informal to get to New York you have to scorch along sixteen-lane highways
    speed, zoom, whizz, blast
    informal zap, zip, burn, burn rubber, belt, vroom
    British informal bomb, bucket, put one's foot down, blind
    North American informal barrel, lay rubber
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