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English noun: singe

1. singe (state) a surface burn


Broader (hypernym)burn

English verb: singe

1. singe (change) burn superficially or lightly

SamplesI singed my eyebrows.


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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