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What is another word for scalding?

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Adjective
Very hot and dry
“The scalding desert wind zeroed in on us, making it hard to catch our breath.”
Adjective
Characterized by the use of wit, especially to offend
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“The author's scalding remarks ignited a heated debate among the panelists.”
Noun
Sweltering, oppressive or torrid weather condition
Verb
Present participle for to injure with very hot liquid or steam
“It didn't scald her, just threw her across the room.”
Verb
Present participle for to clean by boiling or using an autoclave
“To ensure proper sterilization, it is necessary to scald the surgical instruments before use.”
Verb
Present participle for to heat (a liquid) to boiling point, especially for cooking
“I need to scald the milk before adding it to the recipe.”
Verb
Present participle for to feel, become, or cause to become, very hot
Verb
Present participle for to burn or set fire to
Verb
Present participle for to prepare meat or vegetables by plunging them in boiling water
Verb
Present participle for to cause an increase in temperature of an object or space
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