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sear
used in The Return of the King

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Definition
burn the surface with intense heat; or burn something unpleasant into memory
  • As if stricken by some blasting spell it burst asunder: there was a flash of searing lightning, and the doors tumbled in riven fragments to the ground.
    5.4 — Book 5 Chapter 4 — The Siege of Gondor (97% in)
  • For a searing second it stood dazzling far off in black and white, its topmost tower like a glittering needle: and then as the darkness closed again there came rolling over the fields a great boom.
    5.5 — Book 5 Chapter 5 — The Ride of the Rohirrim (91% in)
  • The skies burst into thunder seared with lightning.
    6.3 — Book 6 Chapter 3 — Mount Doom (96% in)

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