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hot

hot

 
 
pronunciation:
hat
phrases:
in hot water
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: hotter, hottest
definition 1: holding or giving off great heat.
The hot soup was delicious.
antonyms:
cold, lukewarm
similar words:
fiery, glowing, radiant, sizzling, warm
definition 2: causing the physical feeling of great heat.
It's a hot summer day.
synonyms:
warm
antonyms:
cold
similar words:
fiery, inflamed
definition 3: causing a burning feeling in the mouth.
I like to put hot pepper on my spaghetti.
synonyms:
fiery, spicy
antonyms:
mild
similar words:
pungent
definition 4: showing or feeling anger or other strong emotion.
He tries hard to control his hot temper.
synonyms:
fiery, inflamed
similar words:
angry, fuming, furious, passionate, seething, violent
definition 5: completely new or fresh.
The newspaper is hot off the press.
antonyms:
old, stale
similar words:
brand-new, fresh, new, recent
phrase: in hot water
derivations: hotly (adv.), hotness (n.)
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