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roast, knock
n. negative criticism
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roast
v. cook with dry heat, usually in an oven; "roast the turkey"
poke fun, make fun, jest at, laugh at, blackguard, rib, guy, roast, ridicule
v. subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
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cook out, barbeque, barbecue
v. cook outdoors on a barbecue grill; "let's barbecue that meat"; "We cooked out in the forest"
oven broil, broil
v. cook under a broiler; "broil fish"
incinerate
v. become reduced to ashes; "The paper incinerated quickly"
belittle, diminish
v. lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
blackguard, clapperclaw, shout, abuse
v. use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"
pick at, belittle, disparage
v. express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts"
affront, insult, diss
v. treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
gibe, barrack, flout, scoff, jeer
v. laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
banter, josh, jolly, chaff, kid
v. be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"
condemn
v. compel or force into a particular state or activity; "His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence"
abase, humble, chagrin, mortify, humiliate
v. cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
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express mirth, express joy, laugh
v. produce laughter
jest, joke
v. tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
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