Scorch vs Spent - What's the difference?

scorch | spent |


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 is (spend).

As a noun scorch

is a slight or surface burn.

As an adjective spent is

consumed, used up, exhausted, depleted.

scorch

English

Noun

(es)
  • 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.
  • Derived terms

    * scorchy

    Verb

    (es)
  • 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
  • * Prior
  • Lashed by mad rage, and scorched by brutal fires.
  • 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
  • Power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.
  • * Dryden
  • the fire that scorches me to death

    References

    spent

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Consumed, used up, exhausted, depleted.
  • a spent cartridge

    Verb

    (head)
  • (spend)
  • Statistics

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    Adjective

  • tense
  • en spent situasjon - a tense situation

    References

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