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torrid (adj) highly emotional especially connected with love and sex; very hot and dry.

A torrid love affair is a very emotional love affair in which the pair of lovers experience very strong feeling of love for and sexual attraction. A torrid climate is very hot and dry climate like that of some regions of Africa.

  • The novel is an account of a torrid love affair that took place between a man of Russian origin and a girl of American descent. They loved each other very strongly and were passionately attracted towards each other.
  • The torrid climate of Africa caused the American a lot of trouble. The hot and dry conditions of Africa were totally different from the temperate climate of the US
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