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Adjective
Very hot and dry
“We hurried out into the roasting midday sun, squinting through the haze at the stand-off on the next hilltop.”
Noun
A rebuke or reprimand (usually from the recipient's point of view)
“He was given a roasting from his boss.”
Verb
Present participle for criticize or reprimand severely
“If you waste his time he'll roast you.”
Verb
Present participle for to cook food by heating in an oven or over a fire without covering, resulting in a crisp, possibly even slightly charred appearance
“You can boil it or roast it over the fire, as you like.”
Verb
Present participle for to make fun of in a good-natured way
“… playfully roasting their mother for her choice of hat.”
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