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sear
used in Great Expectations

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burn the surface with intense heat; or burn something unpleasant into memory
  • I had stopped to look at the house as I passed; and its seared red brick walls, blocked windows, and strong green ivy clasping even the stacks of chimneys with its twigs and tendons, as if with sinewy old arms, had made up a rich attractive mystery, of which I was the hero.
    Chapter 29 (3% in)

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