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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overroast.


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  • She took another sip of overroasted coffee and massaged the back of her neck.

    Second Skin Lustbader, Eric 1995

  • He was very small, very spare, and sadly shriveled -- a poor overroasted snipe -- a mere cinder of a man.

    Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year 1923

  • No prophetic visions of the Messina of to-day, with its minute sheds perched among a wilderness of ruins and haunted by scared shadows in sable vestments of mourning, arose in my mind that evening as I sat at the little marble table, sipping my coffee -- overroasted, like all

    Old Calabria Norman Douglas 1910

  • The other oddity is Kiri Te Kanawa singing that overroasted Schubert chestnut "On Wings of Song."

    CounterPunch 2010

  • AND my beets overroasted so now they are odd onion tops with suspicious insides.

    MetaChat Specklet 2008

  • Although maybe the person with the iBook at the next table in the coffee shop you go to that definitely isn’t Starbucks (home of the overroasted bean) is on her lunch hour from the Lordstown line. rapier Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Politics Without Minorities 2009

  • I overroasted mine a bit today): hand-cranked stovetop popcorn popper, a stove (I roast on the side burner of my gas grill to keep the smoke out of the house), a high-temperature thermometer (such as the thermocouple on a multimeter), green coffee beans, and a colander.

    MAKE Magazine 2008


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