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  • n  a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
  • n  negative criticism
  • v  cook with dry heat, usually in an oven
    roast the turkey
  • v  subject to laughter or ridicule
    His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday
  • s  (meat) cooked by dry heat in an oven

  • If you aren't ready to roast at home, you can still get fresher coffee.
  • MANNERS MORALS When preparing pot roast of horse, the cook should remember that the meat tends to be sweet.
  • Gordon Ramsay and April Bloomfield asked for roast beef; Jamie Oliver chose a big bowl of spaghetti chased with rice pudding; Laurent Tourondel would have a tuna sandwich with .
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  • Wang Zhizhi in USA Today
    I'll be happy to meet him in Beijing,Wang said. "We played basketball together and are good friends. I'll try to find a chance to show him around the city and bring him to a roast duck restaurant."
  • Boog Powell in The Canadian Press
    Today, botnets are the weapon of choice of cyber criminals. They seek to conceal their criminal activities by using third party computers as vehicles for their crimes. In Bot Roast II, we see the diverse and complex nature of crimes that are being... Robert Mueller CNN Nov 29, 2007 84372 112106 roast When I'm up there hawking my roast beef, people are coming up and saying, 'Why don't you make a comeback?'" Powell said. "I say, 'I can still hit. Can you run for me?'"

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