As verbs the difference between scorch and spent
is that scorch
is to burn the surface of something so as to discolour it while spent
As a noun scorch
is a slight or surface burn.
As an adjective spent is
consumed, used up, exhausted, depleted.
A slight or surface burn.
A discolouration caused by heat.
Brown discoloration on the leaves of plants caused by heat, lack of water or by fungi.
To burn the surface of something so as to discolour it
To wither, parch or destroy something by heat or fire, especially to make land or buildings unusable to an enemy
To become scorched or singed
To move at high speed (so as to leave scorch marks on the ground)
To burn; to destroy by, or as by, fire.
* Bible, Revelations xvi. 8
- Lashed by mad rage, and scorched by brutal fires.
- Power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.
- the fire that scorches me to death
Consumed, used up, exhausted, depleted.
- a spent cartridge
- en spent situasjon - a tense situation