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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!

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.
Translations of “roasting”
in Chinese (Traditional) 灼熱的, 炙熱的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灼热的, 炙热的…
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