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English definition of “scorched”

scorched

adjective     /skɔːtʃt/ US  /skɔːrtʃt/
slightly burned , or damaged by fire or heat : The countryside was scorched after several weeks of hot sun .Dry weather, arid conditions and drynessBurning, burnt and on fire
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