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broil1

 
pronunciation:
broIl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: broils, broiling, broiled
definition 1: to cook at high temperature with heat coming from one direction, as on a grill or in an oven.
I'm broiling the meat, and I need to turn it over.
synonyms:
grill
similar words:
bake, barbecue, cook, roast, sear, toast
definition 2: to cause to become extremely hot or burned, esp. at the top surface,
The hot sun broiled the metal roofs.
synonyms:
burn, roast
similar words:
bake, cook, sear, singe
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to be subjected to high, direct heat.
The fish shouldn't broil for more than a few minutes or it'll get tough and dry.The desert sand was broiling in the hot sun.
synonyms:
roast
similar words:
bake, cook
definition 2: to feel great impatience, annoyance, or the like.
He was broiling at the delay caused by the traffic.
synonyms:
boil, burn, fume, seethe, steam
similar words:
rage
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of cooking by direct heat.
similar words:
toast
definition 2: something cooked by direct heat.
synonyms:
barbecue, grill, roast
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