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scorched

adjective uk   /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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