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roast
 v.  cook with dry heat, usually in an oven; subject to laughter or ridicule
Classic Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
1  Jim told me to chop off the snake's head and throw it away, and then skin the body and roast a piece of it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
2  From all the windows the candles were gleaming, and it smelt so deliciously of roast goose, for you know it was New Year's Eve; yes, of that she thought.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
3  On the table was spread a snow-white tablecloth; upon it was a splendid porcelain service, and the roast goose was steaming famously with its stuffing of apple and dried plums.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
4  First there will be a capital roast; then the fat will find me in goose-grease for six months; and then there are all the beautiful white feathers.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
5  The old woman was as good as her word: she never spoke angrily to her, and gave her roast and boiled meats every day.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In MOTHER HOLLE
6  She killed two fowls, scalded them, plucked them, put them on the spit, and towards evening set them before the fire, that they might roast.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER GRETEL
7  Then the woman served up four different things, roast meat, salad, cakes, and wine.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
8  The two brothers wanted to catch two, and roast them.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE QUEEN BEE
9  The supper consisted of a roast pheasant garnished with Corsican blackbirds; a boar's ham with jelly, a quarter of a kid with tartar sauce, a glorious turbot, and a gigantic lobster.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
10  Then, in spite of the failure of his first search, he began a second, after having told Gaetano to roast one of the two kids.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
11  Nay, devils shall roast you, sure enough.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI
12  That done, the servants applied themselves to bringing in various comestibles under covers, through which could be heard the hissing of hot roast viands.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
13  After the roast Vassily Ivanovitch disappeared for an instant, and returned with an opened half-bottle of champagne.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
14  The devil knows, but it isn't roast beef.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT II
15  It's roast iron, not roast beef.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT II
Example Sentence:
1  Dry bread at home is better than roast meat abroad.
2  In Britain, the traditional Sunday lunch consists of roast meat, potatoes and other vegetables.
3  I personally would rather roast a chicken whole.
4  She put a leg of mutton into the oven to roast it for supper.
5  We're going to lie in the sun and roast for two weeks.
6  Great boast, small roast.
7  His former students roast the professor at his 60th birthday.
8  Julia Child can cleave a whole roast duck in two.
9  As each vegetable is done, return it to the roasting pan.
10  I'm absolutely roasting in this suit.
11  Sprinkle some roasted chopped nuts on top.