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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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HOT, adjective

1. Having sensible heat; opposed to cold; as a hot stove or fire; a hot cloth; hot liquors. hot expresses more than warm.

2. Ardent in temper; easily excited or exasperated; vehement.

Achilles is impatient, hot and revengeful.

3. Violent; furious; as a hot engagement or assault.

4. Eager; animated; ; brisk; keen; as a hot pursuit, or a person hot in a pursuit.

5. Lustful; lewd.

6. Acrid; biting; stimulating; pungent; as hot as mustard or pepper.