Synonyms of scald


1. scald, burn

usage: a burn cause by hot liquid or steam

2. scald, burn

usage: the act of burning with steam or hot water


1. blister, scald, whip, attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault

usage: subject to harsh criticism; "The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday"; "the professor scaled the students"; "your invectives scorched the community"

2. scald, process, treat

usage: treat with boiling water; "scald tomatoes so that they can be peeled"

3. scald, heat, heat up

usage: heat to the boiling point; "scald the milk"

4. scald, burn

usage: burn with a hot liquid or steam; "She scalded her hands when she turned on the faucet and hot water came out"

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