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sear
used in The Hunger Games

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Definition
burn the surface with intense heat; or burn something unpleasant into memory
  • The sun's beating down, even more searing than the first two days.
    p. 169.4
  • Discomfort turns to distress until each breath sends a searing pain through my chest.
    p. 173.9
  • My hand fumbles to my braid and finds a fireball has seared off at least six inches of it.
    p. 176.4

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