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sear
used in The Two Towers

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Definition
burn the surface with intense heat; or burn something unpleasant into memory
  • Searing lightning smote down into the hills.
    4.1 — Book 4 Chapter 1 — The Taming of Smeagol (26% in)
  • Suddenly the clouds were seared by a blinding flash.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (41% in)
  • Then with searing suddenness there came a great red flash.
    4.8 — Book 4 Chapter 8 — The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (21% in)

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