heat [heet] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||make or become hot|
|Synonyms:||bake, bask, blaze, boil, broil, calorify, chafe, char, enflame, enkindle, fire, flame, flush, frizzle, fry, glow, grill, grow hot, grow warm, ignite, incandesce, incinerate, inflame, kindle, melt, oxidate, oxidize, perspire, raise the temperature, reheat, roast, scald, scorch, sear, seethe, set on fire, singe, smelt, steam, sun, swelter, tepefy, thaw, toast, warm, warm up|
|Category:||2. Sensation; special sensation; heat|
heat, caloric; temperature, warmth, fervor, calidity; incalescence, incandescence; glow, flush; fever, hectic., phlogiston; fire, spark, scintillation, flash, flame, blaze; bonfire; firework, pyrotechny; wildfire; sheet of fire, lambent flame; devouring element; adiathermancy; recalescence., summer, dog days; canicular days; baking heat, white heat, tropical heat, African heat, Bengal heat, summer heat, blood heat; sirocco, simoom; broiling sun; insolation; warming., sun (luminary)., [Science of heat] pyrology; thermology, thermotics; thermometer.
be hot; glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, burn, broil, blaze, flame; smolder; parch, fume, pant., heat (make hot); recalesce; thaw, give.
hot, warm, mild, genial, tepid, lukewarm, unfrozen; thermal, thermic; calorific; fervent, fervid; ardent; aglow., sunny, torrid, tropical, estival, canicular; close, sultry, stifling, stuffy, suffocating, oppressive; reeking; baking., red hot, white hot, smoking hot, burning hot, piping hot; like a furnace, like an oven; hot as fire, hot as pepper; hot enough to roast an ox., fiery; incandescent, incalescent; candent, ebullient, glowing, smoking; live; on fire; dazzling; in flames, in a blaze; alight, afire, ablaze; unquenched, unextinguished; smoldering; in a heat, in a glow, in a fever, in a perspiration, in a sweat; sudorific; sweltering, sweltered; blood hot, blood warm; warm as a toast, warm as wool., volcanic, plutonic, igneous; isothermal, isothermic, isotheral.
not a breath of air; "whirlwinds of tempestuous fire" [Paradise Lost].
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