• relating to heat and conditions which produce it
  • Active, in use or ready for use (like a bullet or a firing range), turned on (like a microphone or camera).
  • relating to excited emotions
  • relating to popularity, quality, or the state of being interesting
  • relating to danger or risk
  • Very close to finding or guessing something to be found or guessed.
  • Spicy, pungent, piquant, as some chilis and other spices are.
  • loud, producing a strong electric signal for the amplifier




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  • From Middle English hot, hat, from Old English hāt, from Proto-Germanic *haitaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kay-. Cognate with Scots hate, hait, North Frisian hiet, Saterland Frisian heet, West Frisian hjit, Dutch heet, Low German het, German Low German heet, German heiß, Danish hed, Swedish het, Icelandic heitur.

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