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scathing
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

3 uses
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Definition
to severely harm — especially by fire or through criticism
  • But of that perilous land we have heard in Gondor, and it is said that few come out who once go in; and of that few none have escaped unscathed.
    2.6 — Book 2 Chapter 6 — Lothlorien (30% in)
  • This Ring has already passed through it unscathed, and even unheated.
    1.2 — Book 1 Chapter 2 — The Shadow of the Past (85% in)
  • Say not unscathed, but if you say unchanged, then maybe you will speak the truth said Aragorn.
    2.6 — Book 2 Chapter 6 — Lothlorien (30% in)

There are no more uses of "scathing" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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