Definition of broiling in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbrɔɪlɪŋ


North American
  • Extremely hot; scorching: the women toil in the broiling sun
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    • Instead, FEMA says help is coming, while people exist without water and food in broiling heat.
    • A century or more ago, every Independence Day parade would be followed by a frock-coated local politician waxing eloquent on patriotic themes for an hour or two, heedless of the broiling sunshine.
    • Suddenly I was on the barren playas of Tierra del Fuego, the broiling ground belching huge clouds of sulfurous gases into the heavy atmosphere.

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