Synonyms of searing in English:


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1‘the searing heat of the flames’

scorching, blistering, flaming, blazing, blazing hot, baking, baking hot, burning, fiery, torrid, parching, withering
informal boiling, boiling hot, sizzling, roasting, sweltering

2‘she winced with the searing pain’

intense, excruciating, agonizing, sharp, stabbing, shooting, stinging, severe, extreme, fierce, harrowing, piercing, penetrating, racking, insufferable, unbearable, unendurable, torturous
rare exquisite

3‘she made national headlines with her searing attack on the President’

fierce, savage, blistering, scathing, stinging, devastating, mordant, trenchant, caustic, cutting, biting, withering, virulent, vitriolic