Definition of Searing

1. Adjective. Severely critical.

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Definition of Searing

1. Adjective. very hot; blistering or boiling ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a pain) having a sensation of intense sudden heat ¹

3. Noun. action of the verb ''to sear'' ¹

4. Noun. cooking food quickly at high temperature ¹

5. Verb. (present participle of sear) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Searing

1. sear [v] - See also: sear

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Searing

searching
searching fire
searchingly
searchingness
searchings
searchless
searchlight
searchlights
searcht
searcing
seare
seared
searedness
searer
searest
searing (current term)
searing iron
searingly
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searlesite
searlesites
searness
searobin
searobins
sears
seas
seascape
seascapes
seascout
seascouts

Literary usage of Searing

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1. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1906)
"Sheep (foxed), searing, L., Feb. 27, '06. (1935) $6.75. Stoner and Nathaniel Foster ... Orig. cl., paper labels (one label torn), searing, L., Feb. 27, '06. ..."

2. Long Island Genealogies: Families of Albertson, Andrews, Bedell, Birdsall by Mary Powell (Seaman) Bunker (1895)
"JOHN searing b. 1734, m. Martha Smith, she b. 1 737, and had : Samuel b. Aug. 5, 1 756, m. Phebe Seaman, dau. of Zebulun and Phebe. Sarah b. Apr. 4. 1758. ..."

3. Records of the Town of Newark, New Jersey: From Its Settlement in 1666, to by Newark (N.J.), Newark (N.J. (1864)
"Township Officers Chosen for the ensuing year : Constables—Benjamin S. Jarvis, Joseph Sayres, David Ball, John searing, Isaac Beach, David Jones, ..."

4. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... Doctors had clapt on a metal floor artificially heated to the searing-point, so that he was obliged to march, and did inarch with a vengeance—nowhither. ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Life and Accident Insurance: Including Benefit by Frederick Hampden Bacon (1917)
"But see Altmann v. Benz, 27 NJ Eq. 331. 122 Austin v. searing, 16 NY 112; sc 69 Am. Dec. 665, where valuable note is appended. ..."

6. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"Alan stood and confronted him, just out of range of his kicking feet and his gnashing teeth, and Darrel spat in his face, a searing gob that landed in his ..."

7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of by Lansing, Abraham, New York (State). Supreme Court (1873)
"searing (10 Abb., 264); Christy v. Murphy (12 How., 77). Also, that the relief gran tod the plaintiff was too broad, citing Corwin v. Daly (7 Bosw., 225); ..."

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