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Toast vs. Broil

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Toast

To heat and brown (bread, for example) by exposure to radiant heat.
Jun 18, 2022

Broil

Cook (meat or fish) by exposure to direct heat
A broiled sirloin steak
He lightly broiled a wedge of sea bass
Jun 18, 2022

Toast

To warm thoroughly, as before a fire
Toast one's feet.
Jun 18, 2022

Broil

A quarrel or commotion
The dark interior was a broil of fighting men
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Toast

To become toasted
This bread toasts well.
Jun 18, 2022
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Broil

To cook by direct radiant heat, as over a grill or under an electric element.
Jun 18, 2022

Toast

To drink to the health or honor of.
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Broil

To expose to great heat.
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Toast

To propose or drink a toast.
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Broil

To be exposed to great heat.
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Toast

Sliced bread heated and browned.
Jun 18, 2022

Broil

To engage in a rowdy argument.
Jun 18, 2022

Toast

(Slang) One that is doomed, in trouble, or unworthy of further consideration.
Jun 18, 2022

Broil

The act of broiling or the condition of being broiled.
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Toast

The act of raising a glass and drinking in honor of or to the health of a person or thing.
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Broil

Food, especially meat, that is broiled.
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Toast

A proposal to drink to someone or something or a speech given before the taking of such a drink.
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Broil

A rowdy argument.
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Toast

The one honored by a toast.
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Broil

To cook by direct, radiant heat.
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Toast

A person receiving much attention or acclaim
The toast of Broadway.
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Broil

To expose to great heat.
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Toast

(uncountable) Toasted bread.
I ate a piece of toast for breakfast.
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Broil

To be exposed to great heat.
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Toast

(countable) A proposed salutation (e.g. to say "cheers") while drinking alcohol.
At the reception, there were many toasts from the well-wishers.
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Broil

(transitive) To cause a rowdy disturbance; embroil.
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Toast

(countable) A person, group, or notable object to which a salutation with alcohol is made; a person or group held in similar esteem.
He was the toast of high society.
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Broil

To brawl.
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Toast

Something that will be no more; something subject to impending destruction, harm or injury.
If I ever get my hands on the guy that stole my wallet, he’s toast!
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Broil

Food prepared by broiling.
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Toast

Extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
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Broil

(archaic) A brawl; a rowdy disturbance.
Come to broils
Jun 18, 2022

Toast

A transient, informational unclickable pop-up overlay, less interactive than a snackbar.
Jun 18, 2022

Broil

A tumult; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl; contention; discord, either between individuals or in the state.
I will own that there is a haughtiness and fierceness in human nature which will which will cause innumerable broils, place men in what situation you please.
Jun 18, 2022

Toast

To lightly cook by browning via direct exposure to a fire or other heat source.
We liked to toast marshmallows around the campfire.
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Broil

To cook by direct exposure to heat over a fire, esp. upon a gridiron over coals.
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Toast

To grill, lightly cook by browning specifically under a grill or in a toaster
Top with cheese and toast under the grill for a few minutes.
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Broil

To subject to great (commonly direct) heat.
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Toast

To engage in a salutation and/or accompanying raising of glasses while drinking alcohol in honor of someone or something.
We toasted the happy couple many times over the course of the evening.
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Broil

To be subjected to the action of heat, as meat over the fire; to be greatly heated, or to be made uncomfortable with heat.
The planets and comets had been broiling in the sun.
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Toast

To warm thoroughly.
I toasted my feet by the fire.
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Broil

Cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
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Toast

To perform extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
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Broil

Cook under a broiler;
Broil fish
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Toast

To dry and brown by the heat of a fire; as, to toast bread.
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Broil

Heat by a natural force;
The sun broils the valley in the summer
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Toast

To warm thoroughly; as, to toast the feet.
Jun 18, 2022

Toast

To name when a health is proposed to be drunk; to drink to the health, or in honor, of; as, to toast a lady.
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Toast

Bread dried and browned before a fire, usually in slices; also, a kind of food prepared by putting slices of toasted bread into milk, gravy, etc.
My sober evening let the tankard bless,With toast embrowned, and fragrant nutmeg fraught.
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Toast

A lady in honor of whom persons or a company are invited to drink; - so called because toasts were formerly put into the liquor, as a great delicacy.
It now came to the time of Mr. Jones to give a toast . . . who could not refrain from mentioning his dear Sophia.
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Toast

Hence, any person, especially a person of distinction, in honor of whom a health is drunk; hence, also, anything so commemorated; a sentiment, as "The land we live in," "The day we celebrate," etc.
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Toast

Slices of bread that have been toasted
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Toast

A celebrity who receives much accalim and attention;
He was the toast of the town
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Toast

A person in desperate straits; someone doomed;
I'm a goner if this plan doesn't work
One mistake and you're toast
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Toast

A drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
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Toast

Make brown and crisp by heating;
Toast bread
Crisp potatoes
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Toast

Propose a toast to;
Let us toast the birthday girl!
Let's drink to the New Year
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