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scalding

scald·ing

scalding

 
pronunciation:
skal dIn
parts of speech:
adjective, adjective
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part of speech: adjective
definition: hot, as liquids, to the point of causing pain or burns.
scalding waterscalding hot teascalding sun
antonyms:
freezing, frigid
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: harsh or scathing, as criticism.
a scalding review
synonyms:
cutting, scathing
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derivation: scaldingly (adv.)