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sear
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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burn the surface with intense heat; or burn something unpleasant into memory
  • I could have fallen trembling on the ground but stood and watched instead, watched Kilanga's children shout and dance each time they found the scorched, angular bodies of a mother baboon and baby seared together.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (52% in)

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