Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: scorch

Definition: sear; N.


Sentences Containing 'scorch'

"Because I am scorched all over, Captain Ahab," answered Perth, resting for a moment on his hammer; "I am past scorching; not easily can'st thou scorch a scar."
Appreciating the chemistry between the lead pair, he writes "Deepika and Ranveer scorch up the screen in their romantic scenes, their intense passion a bold change from Bollywood's mostly tame embraces."
Because of the problem, the Xerox company provided a "scorch eliminator", which was actually a small fire extinguisher, along with the copier.
they are always flying in thy wake; birds of good omen, too, but not to all;--look here, they burn; but thou--thou liv'st among them without a scorch."
With this seeming act of high treason by Lordlake, Arshtat took the Sun Rune upon herself, normally stored in Sol-Falena's palace on a pedestal, and used the Rune's power to scorch Lordlake's vegetation, wildlife, and river, killing its leader Lord Rovere in the process.

More Vocab Words

::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
::: cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
::: derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
::: furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
::: doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
::: stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
::: epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity