Sunday, October 23, 2011

a torrid love affair...




Adjective
very hot and dry : the torrid heat of the afternoon.
• full of passionate or highly charged emotions arising from sexual
love : a torrid love affair.
• full of difficulty or tribulation : Wall Street is in for a torrid
time in the next few weeks.
DERIVATIVES
torridity |təˈriditē| noun
torridly adverb
ORIGIN late 16th cent.: from French torride or Latin torridus, from
torrere ‘parch, scorch.’

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