|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
very hot, scorched
From the torrid deserts of the Southwest to the frigid interior of Alaska, the annual temperature difference in the United States is approximately 220 degrees Fahrenheit.
Related English words: torridity, torridness
Latin Root words: torridus, torrida, torridum - dry, parched, hot; torreo, torrere, torrui, tostus - to dry up, parch, burn