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sear
used in Arrowsmith

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burn the surface with intense heat; or burn something unpleasant into memory
  • Gottlieb swabbed its belly with a cotton wad soaked in lysol, slit it from belly to neck, and cauterized the heart with a red-hot spatula—the class quivered as they heard the searing of the flesh.
    Chapter 4 (52% in)

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