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English adjective: scorched

1. scorched dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight


SamplesA vast desert all adust.
Land lying baked in the heat.
Parched soil.
The earth was scorched and bare.
Sunbaked salt flats.


Synonymsadust, baked, parched, sunbaked


Similardry


Antonymswet

2. scorched having everything destroyed so nothing is left salvageable by an enemy


SamplesSherman's scorched earth policy.


Similardestroyed


Antonymspreserved









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