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scalding

adjective uk   /ˈskɔːl.dɪŋ/  us   /ˈskɑːl-/

scalding adjective (LIQUID)

If a liquid is scalding, it is extremely hot: scalding tea scalding hot water

scalding adjective (CRITICISM)

If criticism is scalding, it is very strong or violent.
Translations of “scalding”
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體, 滾燙的,灼燙的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体, 滚烫的,灼烫的…
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