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Definition 1: extremely hot and dry - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where torrid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the torrid heat of the noonday sun

(torrid is similar to ...) used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning

"hot stove" "hot water" "a hot August day" "a hot stuffy room" "she's hot and tired" "a hot forehead"

Definition 2: emotionally charged and vigorously energetic - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where torrid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a torrid dance
  • torrid jazz bands
  • hot trumpets and torrid rhythms

(torrid is similar to ...) extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm

"a hot temper" "a hot topic" "a hot new book" "a hot love affair" "a hot argument"

Definition 3: characterized by intense emotion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where torrid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ardent love
  • an ardent lover
  • a fervent desire to change society
  • a fervent admirer
  • fiery oratory
  • an impassioned appeal
  • a torrid love affair

Synonyms for torrid in the sense of this definition

(torrid is similar to ...) having or expressing strong emotions

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