How to use Scorched in a sentence
The unreaped corn was scorched and shed its grain.
Some trees were badly scorched, however they appear to be shooting from the base.
They'd circled it twice, but the blast had scorched dirt, trees, and any traces of Lana over a hundred meters in every direction beyond the crater.
Its surface will be scorched by the fire of the atomic bombs.
Heat ripped through the cabin of the helicopter, bringing with it the scent of scorched metal.Advertisement
The passage from winter to spring is very abrupt, and the prairies are rapidly clothed with vegetation, which, however, is soon scorched up by the sun.
Zeus and Semele probably represent the fertilizing rain of spring, and the earth, afterwards scorched by the summer heat.
They now began to feel themselves abandoned not only by man but by God; for an explosion of some of their gunpowder, on the morning of the 8th, by which Catesby and some others were scorched, struck terror into their hearts as a judgment from heaven.
Tips of emerging leaves appear brown and scorched, and often shrivel and rot.
Great numbers of monks, each in solitary cell, spent lonely lives, scorched by the sun, ill-clad and scantily fed, pondering on portions of Scripture or copying MSS.Advertisement
Inside these towering properties, smoking cauldrons of yak butter tea are tended by women with ruddy cheeks scorched by the elements.
This policy was known as " scorched earth " and it was not expected by the Germans and severely hindered their armies.
Donated to the Airport Fire Section in June 1994, it survived the next five years by only being slightly scorched.
Then food was scorched, now its tasty tucker from fancy trolley bbqs.
The advisors of the Princess did not like this test; but she commanded them to step into the flame and one by one they did so, and were scorched so badly that the air was soon filled with an odor like that of baked potatoes.Advertisement
Her power flooded through the scorched earth in a soothing wave of relief.
If the wheat has been scorched by the sun or flattened by the rain and wind, the labor is in vain.
Dan was in so much agony they had to pull over several times so he could plunge his scorched hands and foot into the river.
Parker commented that the 1999 revealed "a mineral, soy, Asian plum sauce characteristic, along with notes of black raspberries, scorched earth, steak tartare, and assorted black fruits.
The smell of scorched hair seemed very bold, but the technician assured her it was only because the work was so near her nose.Advertisement
Work a heat protectant spray such as Aveda's Brilliant Damage Remedy spray prior to styling, to prevent damaged or scorched ends from heat styling.
If Taurus isn't careful, she may end up in a situation like the sad scenes from television advertisement campaigns warning against the hazards of a single match or tossed cigarette; that is, a "scorched earth".
Heat scorched through her and she gasped, fully awake once again.
Under Brendan Phillips' management they scorched away with the league winning by a huge margin of points.
The world, scorched by the heat of that weapon, seemed to be in a fever '.Advertisement
I staggered and covered my eyes, drenched and scorched and blinded by the unaccustomed splendor of the sun beneath my feet.
Trimus loosed a trio of magic missile which scorched and slowed a pair of the arachnids but still they came on.
It is somewhat precocious to grow, and the sun must not reach the leaves, which are easily scorched and checked, but it delights in surrounding warmth, and requires moisture when growth starts in the spring and throughout the summer.
Most shoppers know that heading directly to a store is a surefire way to burn a hole right through their wallet; a decision that can leave you scorched for months.
Plants may initially exhibit rapid growth of lush, dark green foliage only to later appear scorched or wilted.Advertisement
On the 8th of March 1722 the richly dressed hosts of Persia appeared before the little band of Afghans, who were scorched and disfigured by their long marches.