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English noun: singe

1. singe (state) a surface burn


Synonymsscorch


Broader (hypernym)burn


English verb: singe

1. singe (change) burn superficially or lightly


SamplesI singed my eyebrows.


Synonymsswinge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)blacken, char, scorch, sear

2. singe (change) become superficially burned


SamplesMy eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames.


Synonymsscorch, sear


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)burn, combust









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