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torrid

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈtɔr·əd, ˈtɑr-/ us  

torrid adjective [not gradable] (HOT)

(of weather) extremely hot: Summers in the tropics are torrid.

torrid adjective [not gradable] (POWERFUL)

involving very powerful emotions

torrid adjective [not gradable] (PERFORMING WELL)

performing or doing something extremely well: He kept up his torrid hitting pace with a sixth homer in eight days. After a couple of months of torrid sales, business began to settle down.
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