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    scorched

    scorched - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scorched

    Definition
    (adj) dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
    Synonyms : adust , baked , parched , sunbaked
    Example Sentence
    • a vast desert all adust
    • land lying baked in the heat
    • parched soil
    • the earth was scorched and bare
    • sunbaked salt flats
    Definition
    (adj) having everything destroyed so nothing is left salvageable by an enemy
    Example Sentence
    • Sherman's scorched earth policy
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