English adjective: scorched
|1.||scorched dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight|
|Samples||A vast desert all adust.|
Land lying baked in the heat.
The earth was scorched and bare.
Sunbaked salt flats.
|Synonyms||adust, baked, parched, sunbaked|
|2.||scorched having everything destroyed so nothing is left salvageable by an enemy|
|Samples||Sherman's scorched earth policy.|