torrid |ˈtôrəd; ˈtär-|adjectivevery hot and dry : the torrid heat of the afternoon.• full of passionate or highly charged emotions arising from sexual love : a torrid love affair.
i had heard and seen the clothing store in the mall called 'Torrid' but never did i think of the meaning. i was reading and i came across the word. i often have a dictionary close by when i'm reading so that i won't just have to assume what the word means. gotta increase my vocabulary, ya know?