ROAST's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of roast
v. cook with dry heat, usually in an oven; subject to laughter or ridicule
His former students roast the professor at his 60th birthday.
Sentence in Classic:
At her table there were extra dishes at dinner, and the servants had vodka and roast goose or suckling pig.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Kutuzov was chewing a piece of roast chicken with difficulty and glanced at Wolzogen with eyes that brightened under their puckering lids.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre went up to the fire, ate some roast horseflesh, lay down with his back to the fire, and immediately fell asleep.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I should have been burnt, but you may remember it rained exceedingly hard when they were going to roast me; the storm was so violent that they despaired of lighting the fire, so I was hanged because they could do no better.
Candide By Voltaire Context
We dined soon after I awoke, off a roast fowl and a pudding; I sitting at table, not unlike a trussed bird myself, and moving my arms with considerable difficulty.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
We were to have a superb dinner, consisting of a leg of pickled pork and greens, and a pair of roast stuffed fowls.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
For a day and a half the soroka conveyed them on their way; during which time they spent the night at a roadside inn, crossed a river, dined off cold pie and roast mutton, and eventually arrived at the county town.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The Count himself came forward and took off the cover of a dish, and I fell to at once on an excellent roast chicken.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Miss Van Osburgh was a large girl with flat surfaces and no high lights: Jack Stepney had once said of her that she was as reliable as roast mutton.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
They had fried eggs for breakfast and fried ham for supper to vary the monotony of the yams, peanuts and dried apples, and on one festal occasion they even had roast chicken.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
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 Context