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the heat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe heatthe heatvery hot weather or a high temperature The heat was making them tired. Angela liked to rest during the heat of the day (=the hottest part of the day). Firefighters were beaten back by the intense heat. heat
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the intense heatIt was late afternoon and the intense heat of the day was dying.One of the friends, Manuel Cabrera, said he tried to grab Jamie but the intense heat drove him out.Three police officers who tried to save the children were beaten back by the intense heat and smoke.All the surrounding countryside, scorched by the intense heat, is now in flames.Only exceptionally cloudy, boggy areas might survive the intense heat radiation from the reentering debris.
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