Synonyms for Char:

n.

light, go up, catch, catch fire. keep house (for someone), spring-clean, clean, hot. char (noun)
cleaning lady, cleaning woman, coal, woman, blacken, charwoman, scorch.
fish (noun)
fluke, swordfish, ray, speckled trout, hammerhead, perch, bowfin, bluegill, barracuda, sardine, bass, sole, mackerel, puffer, goby, carp, eel, hake, smelt, walleye, whitefish, tuna, flatfish, turbot, salmon, trout, herring, blackfish, rainbow trout, fish, catfish, albacore, lamprey, dogfish, crappie, marlin, grouper, anchovy, sea horse, haddock, sailfish, Mudfish, pike, kipper, halibut, guppy, goldfish, pickerel, Sting ray, sunfish, shark, tarpon, flounder, gar, sturgeon, minnow.
scorch (noun)
carbonize, study at burn.

v.

heat (verb)
cook, parboil, roast, boil, warm, poach, heat, scald, singe, braise, sear, parch, fry, swelter, grill, broil, simmer, burn, stew, fire, barbecue, toast, bake, scorch.
scorch, sear (verb)
carbonize, burn, singe.
weather (verb)
coal.

Other synonyms:

spring-clean. clean. Other relevant words:
carbonize, catch, cleaning lady, woman, coal, cleaning woman, spring-clean, charwoman, light, blacken, hot, clean.