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What is another word for scalding?

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Very hot and dry
“The scalding desert wind zeroed in on us, making it hard to catch our breath.”
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.”
Sweltering, oppressive or torrid weather condition
Present participle for to injure with very hot liquid or steam
“It didn't scald her, just threw her across the room.”
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.”
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.”
Present participle for to feel, become, or cause to become, very hot
Present participle for to burn or set fire to
Present participle for to prepare meat or vegetables by plunging them in boiling water
Present participle for to cause an increase in temperature of an object or space
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