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roasting

adjective uk   /ˈrəʊ.stɪŋ/ us    /ˈroʊ-/ (also roasting hot)
very hot: It was a roasting summer day. I'm roasting!Hot and heatSultriness and humidity

roasting

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈrəʊ.stɪŋ/ us    /ˈroʊ-/ informal
the act of criticizing someone in an angry way: I got a roasting from Mum for being back late.Talking angrilyChastising and rebuking
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