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broil1

 
pronunciation:
broIl
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part of speech: verb
inflections: broils, broiling, broiled
definition 1: to cook by direct heat.
We broiled the meat on an open fire.
synonyms:
grill
similar words:
bake, barbecue, cook, roast, toast
definition 2: to cause (something) to become extremely hot or to burn, especially at the top surface.
The hot sun broiled the metal roofs.
synonyms:
burn, roast
similar words:
bake, cook
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