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roast

verb

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to make fun of in a good-natured way
  • playfully roasting their mother for her choice of hat

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roast

noun

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The first known use of roast was in the 13th century

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“Roast.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/roast. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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