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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Burning, so hot as to harm the skin.

Usage examples (33)
  • Average is like having one foot in ice water and one foot in scalding water - on the average you are comfortable.
  • Verb (used with object) : to scald milk
  • Imbu'd with tepid gore, or drench'd in scalding tears!
  • What if I took a bath in scalding water, let the water run my skin red? for more
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