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searing

adjective     /ˈsɪə.rɪŋ/ US  /ˈsɪr.ɪŋ/
If something, such as a feeling or temperature, is described as searing, it is extreme: A searing pain shot up her arm. The race took place in the searing heat.Strong feelingsVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions (especially of a criticism or story) very powerful and emotional or criticizing someone or something very strongly: The article is a searing attack on government mismanagement. a searing tale of love and hateStrong feelings searingly     /-li/ adverb
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