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sear
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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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  • Dimly, dazed by the searing pain in his arm, he slid sideways on his rain-drenched broom, one knee still crooked over it, his right arm dangling useless at his side — the Bludger came pelting back for a second attack, this time W-ming at his face — Harry swerved out of the way, one idea firmly lodged in his numb brain: get to Malfoy.
  • He raised the sword in both his hands The basilisk lunged again, and this time its aim was true — Harry threw his whole weight behind the sword and drove it to the hilt into the roof of the serpent’s mouth But as warm blood drenched Harry’s arms, he felt a searing pain just above his elbow.

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  • She seared the steak.
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