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grilling

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grilling

verb
present participle of grill

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1 to put a series of questions to
  • police grilled the suspect, but had to release him when it became clear he didn't have the information they were looking for

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2 to put a question or questions to
  • grilled the children about her ex-husband's new girlfriend

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“Grilling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grilling. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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