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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adust, baked, parched, scorched, sunbakedadjective

    dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight

    "a vast desert all adust"; "land lying baked in the heat"; "parched soil"; "the earth was scorched and bare"; "sunbaked salt flats"

    Synonyms:
    baked, adust, sunbaked, parched

    Antonyms:
    wet, preserved

  2. scorchedadjective

    having everything destroyed so nothing is left salvageable by an enemy

    "Sherman's scorched earth policy"

    Synonyms:
    baked, sunbaked, adust, parched

    Antonyms:
    preserved, wet

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scorched":

    burnt, burned, charred

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How to use scorched in a sentence?

  1. William Barr:

    The fact of the matter is that, in waging a scorched earth, no-holds-barred war of ‘Resistance’ against this Administration, it is the Left that is engaged in the systematic shredding of norms and the undermining of the rule of law. This highlights a basic disadvantage that conservatives have always had in contesting the political issues of the day. It was adverted to by the old, curmudgeonly Federalist, Fisher Ames, in an essay during the early years of the Republic.

  2. Stephen Innes:

    Any sliver of optimism on the trade war front will be viewed in a very positive light, surely both parties can't be happy to move forward with their scorched earth policy.

  3. Maura Healey:

    I hope this decision will encourage Exxon to end their scorched earth campaign.

  4. Luisa Guerra:

    This is a scorched earth campaign, and people don't like it.

  5. John Kilduff:

    Prices plunged because the OPEC confab ended up being an epic fail on the part of all involved. Russia has clearly decided to employ a scorched earth approach to the oil market: every country for itself.


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