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broil



Pronunciation: (broil), [key]
v.t.
1. to cook by direct heat, as on a gridiron over the heat or in an oven under the heat; grill: to broil a steak.
2. to scorch; make very hot.

v.i.
1. to be subjected to great heat; become broiled.
2. to burn with impatience, annoyance, etc.

n.
1. the act or state of broiling; state of being broiled.
2. something broiled, esp. meat: She ordered a beef broil and salad.

broil



Pronunciation: (broil), [key]
n.
an angry quarrel or struggle; disturbance; tumult: a violent broil over who was at fault.

v.i.
to quarrel; brawl.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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