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English definition of “torrid”

torrid

adjective uk   /ˈtɒr.ɪd/ us    /ˈtɔːr.ɪd/

torrid adjective (EMOTIONS)

involving strong emotions, especially those of sexual love: a torrid romanceStrong feelings

torrid adjective (WEATHER)

formal extremely hot: the torrid heat of AugustHot and heatSultriness and humidity
(Definition of torrid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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