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By now she was regarding me coolly, no doubt imagining torrid affairs. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Gave Alexander-Arnold a torrid time. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It has been a torrid few days for sterling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That was the beginning of a short but torrid affair with hybrid bearded irises. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)He ended a long, torrid day besieged by bad news. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was another torrid night for one of football's most likeable characters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The second question, in these torrid days of the shareholder spring, could be more tricky. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was a rare moment of defiance from Sri Lanka on a torrid day. The Sun (2016)In all, it was a torrid day for Spanish cycling. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If that's the case, prepare for another torrid week. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I love a torrid affair. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We all know we're going into a pretty torrid time next year and the people who are going to suffer most are those with less money. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Couples - if indeed women are intending to take their partners - are likely to have a torrid experience. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's been a torrid time and I hope he gets back to enjoying life. The Sun (2010)They certainly looked like a team full of self-belief, were fast out of the traps and gave their hosts a torrid time early on. The Sun (2015)
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