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broil

noun

1 broil

Cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill).

synonyms: broiling, grilling.

Roget 713: disagreement etc. 24; discord, disaccord, dissidence, dissonance; jar, clash, shock; jarring, jostling etc. v.; ... show more

Roget 720: contention, strife; contest, contestation; struggle; belligerency; opposition etc. 708.    controversy, polemics; debate etc. (discussion) ... show more

Dutch: roosteren
Polish: grillowanie



verb

1 broil

Cook under a broiler:
— Broil fish.

synonym: oven broil.

Roget 382: be hot etc. adj.; glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, ... show more

2 broil

Heat by a natural force:
— The sun broils the valley in the summer.

synonym: bake.

3 broil

Be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun:
— The town was broiling in the sun.

synonym: bake.


Moby thesaurus: ado, affray, agitation, altercate, altercation, argument, bake, baking, barbecue, barbecuing, baste, basting, battle, be in heat, bicker, blanch, blaze, blood feud, bloom, bluster ... show more.

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