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)
firing, scorching, poaching, grilling, baking, roasting, parboiling, frying, burning, broiling, sweltering, singing, scalding, warming, boiling, charring, heating, cooking, simmering, toasting, stewing, braising, barbecuing, parching
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.
- Sharp, brown- tasting, acid- burning, eye- searing, nose- stinging! - "Brown John's Body", Winston Marks.
- I stood trying to ignore the searing pain in my lashed arm, but I knew that blood was running hot down my shoulder. - "The Door Through Space", Marion Zimmer Bradley.