torridly
adverb see torrid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • torridly — torrid ► ADJECTIVE 1) very hot and dry. 2) full of intense emotions arising from sexual love. 3) full of difficulty. DERIVATIVES torridly adverb. ORIGIN Latin torridus, from torrere parch, scorch …   English terms dictionary

  • torridly — See torridity. * * * …   Universalium

  • torridly — adverb In a torrid manner …   Wiktionary

  • torridly — adv. blazingly, fiercely, passionately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • torridly — tor·rid·ly …   English syllables

  • torridly — adverb : in a torrid manner * * * torrˈidly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑torrid …   Useful english dictionary

  • torrid — adjective Etymology: Latin torridus, from torrēre Date: 1545 1. a. parched with heat especially of the sun ; hot < torrid sands > b. giving off intense heat ; scorching 2. ardent, passionate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • torrid — torridity, torridness, n. torridly, adv. /tawr id, tor /, adj. 1. subject to parching or burning heat, esp. of the sun, as a geographical area: the torrid sands of the Sahara. 2. oppressively hot, parching, or burning, as climate, weather, or air …   Universalium

  • torrid — adjective 1》 very hot and dry. 2》 full of intense emotions arising from sexual love. 3》 Brit. full of difficulty. 4》 N. Amer. (especially in financial contexts) characterized by intense activity; hard to contain or stop. Derivatives torridity… …   English new terms dictionary

  • torrid — /ˈtɒrəd / (say toruhd) adjective 1. subject to parching or burning heat, especially of the sun, as regions, etc. 2. oppressively hot, parching, or burning, as climate, weather, air, etc. 3. ardent; passionate: *Lady Ursula did have a torrid and… …   Australian English dictionary

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