Definition of Searing:
red, extreme, excruciating, trying, brutal, grievous, hardhanded, ultrahot, serious, biting, severe, acid, accusatory, ad hominem, acrid, murderous, hard, rugged, burdensome, sultry, acute, awful, profound, grim, barbed, onerous, fervent, bitter, rigorous, astringent, stiff, accusing, dire, desperate, blistering, ardent, tough, fervid, acerbic, sizzling, heated, oppressive, heavy, cruel, inhuman, red-hot, grave, piping hot, rough, superheated, white-hot.
- heating (part of speech: verb)
- hot (part of speech: adjective)
Somewhere- I shall always feel it like a hot iron searing me- somewhere that other I will be all my life long, and when I am dead, and for centuries perhaps, she will smile on, and my image will be looked at as a type of vice!- "The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece", Anne Douglas Sedgwick.
- "Brown John's Body", Winston Marks.
- "The Door Through Space", Marion Zimmer Bradley.