scorch

Scorch vs Parch - What's the difference?

scorch | parch |


As nouns the difference between scorch and parch

is that scorch is a slight or surface burn while parch is the condition of being parched.

As verbs the difference between scorch and parch

is that scorch is to burn the surface of something so as to discolour it while parch is to burn the surface of, to scorch.

What is the difference between burn and scorch?

burn | scorch |


As nouns the difference between burn and scorch

is that burn is a physical injury caused by heat or cold or electricity or radiation or caustic chemicals or burn can be (scotland|northern england) a stream while scorch is a slight or surface burn.

As verbs the difference between burn and scorch

is that burn is to be consumed by fire, or at least in flames while scorch is to burn the surface of something so as to discolour it.

What is the difference between scald and scorch?

scald | scorch |


As verbs the difference between scald and scorch

is that scald is to burn with hot liquid while scorch is to burn the surface of something so as to discolour it.

As nouns the difference between scald and scorch

is that scald is a burn, or injury to the skin or flesh, by hot liquid or steam or scald can be (obsolete) scaliness; a scabby skin disease or scald can be (skald) while scorch is a slight or surface burn.

As a adjective scald

is (obsolete) affected with the scab; scabby.

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