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Dictionary definition for: Scorched

1. (s) 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"

2. (s) having everything destroyed so nothing is left salvageable by an enemy; "Sherman''s scorched earth policy"

3. (s) damaged or discolored by superficial burning:"the scorched blouse tore easily"

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