Noun


1. scorch, singe, burn

usage: a surface burn

Verb


1. singe, swinge, char, blacken, sear, scorch

usage: burn superficially or lightly; "I singed my eyebrows"

2. scorch, sear, singe, burn, combust

usage: become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"

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