1. extremely hot and unpleasant; 2. steamy and passionate; 3. fast-paced, rapid
– She brought a beach umbrella to the picnic to escape the torrid midday sun.
– I refused to believe the office rumor that my boss and his secretary were having a torrid affair.
– I had a hard time keeping up with the torrid pace of my jogging partner.
– They had a torrid romance that was based purely on passion
hot, heated, scorching, sizzling,
cold, frigid, dispassionate
1. to strongly urge someone to do something; 2. to give advice in an urgent manner.
– I exhorted my sister not to elope with her boyfriend, but to have a proper wedding instead.
– The success coach will exhort his client to make many changes in his life.
– Before doing anything rash, I exhort you to cool down and check yourself.
– I exhort all graduating college students to work for a couple years before going back to graduate school.
urge, admonish, entreat,
block, discourage, dissuade, impede