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sear
used in The Bourne Identity

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Definition
burn the surface with intense heat; or burn something unpleasant into memory
  • Hot, searing pain spread through Bourne's right side.
    Chapter 9 (17% in)
  • And there was heat, a strange moist heat at his temple that seared through the freezing water that kept swallowing him, a fire where no fire should burn.
    Chapter 1 (8% in)
  • It was not imagined pain, not invented pain, but a sharp ache that penetrated his sockets and seared through his head.
    Chapter 11 (11% in)
  • And with each crack, pain jolted him, bolts searing one after another through his head, his mind and body recoiling under the onslaught of the name.
    Chapter 17 (26% in)
  • Her single scream was a searing, terrible cry of pain.
    Chapter 18 (69% in)
  • He had not; he had removed them at the table when successive bolts of pain had seared through his head, brought on by words that told him of a past too familiar, too frightening to face.
    Chapter 24 (56% in)
  • He stopped again, his eyes searing with pain at what he saw, knowing it was pointless to go on.
    Chapter 29 (58% in)
  • Bourne felt the jolt in his chest, then a stinging, searing pain that drove through his temples to his eyes.
    Chapter 32 (76% in)

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