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Adjective: torrid (torrider,torridest)  tor-ud or tó-rid [N. Amer], tó-rid [Brit]
  1. Characterized by intense emotion
    "a torrid love affair";
    - ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid
  2. Emotionally charged and vigorously energetic
    "a torrid dance"; "torrid jazz bands"; "hot trumpets and torrid rhythms"
  3. Extremely hot and dry
    "the torrid heat of the noonday sun"

Derived forms: torrider, torridest

See also: hot, passionate

Encyclopedia: Torrid