searing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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searingadjective

uk   /ˈsɪə.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈsɪr.ɪŋ/
If something, such as a ​feeling or ​temperature, is ​described as searing, it is ​extreme: A searing painshot up her ​arm. The ​race took ​place in the searing heat. (​especially of a ​criticism or ​story) very ​powerful and ​emotional or ​criticizing someone or something very ​strongly: The ​article is a searing ​attack on ​governmentmismanagement. a searing ​tale of ​love and ​hate
searingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of searing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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searingadjective

 us   /ˈsɪər·ɪŋ/
very ​hot: searing ​temperatures Searing also ​means very ​powerful: Gary ​felt searing ​pain in his ​leg.
(Definition of searing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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