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Synonyms for scald
skɔld, skɑld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scald(noun)

    a burn cause by hot liquid or steam

  2. scald(verb)

    the act of burning with steam or hot water

  3. blister, scald, whip(verb)

    subject to harsh criticism

    "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"

    Synonyms:
    whip, whisk, rack up, mop up, trounce, vesicate, flog, lash, pip, lather, welt, worst, slash, blister, strap

  4. scald(verb)

    treat with boiling water

    "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"

    Synonyms:
    blister, whip

  5. scald(verb)

    heat to the boiling point

    "scald the milk"

    Synonyms:
    blister, whip

  6. scald(verb)

    burn with a hot liquid or steam

    "She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"

    Synonyms:
    blister, whip

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scald(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    burn (with a hot liquid)

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. scald

    Synonyms:
    Scald injury

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Translations for scald

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  • verbrühen, Verbrühung, brühenGerman
  • ζεματώGreek
  • quemadura, quemar, escaldadura, escaldarSpanish
  • ébouillanterFrench
  • leforrázHungarian
  • escaldarPortuguese
  • обжигать, обжечь, ошпарить, обваривать, ошпаривать, обваритьRussian
  • skållaSwedish

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