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Adjective
Very hot and dry
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“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)
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“He was given a roasting from his boss.”
Noun
A small rise in temperature
Noun
Good-humoured teasing
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Verb
Present participle for criticize or reprimand severely
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“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 tease, typically in a good-natured way
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Present participle for to set on fire, or to be set on fire
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Present participle for look into
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