seethe

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Seethe \Seethe\, verb (used with an object) [imp. {Seethed}({Sod}, obs.); p. p. {Seethed}, {Sodden}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seething}.] [OE. sethen, AS. se['o]?an; akin to D. sieden, OHG. siodan, G. sieden, Icel. sj??a, Sw. sjuda, Dan. syde, Goth. saubs a burnt offering. Cf. {Sod}, noun, {Sodden}, {Suds}.] To decoct or prepare for food in hot liquid; to boil; as, to seethe flesh. [Written also {seeth}.]

Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets. --2 Kings iv. 38.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Seethe \Seethe\, verb (used without an object) To be a state of ebullition or violent commotion; to be hot; to boil. --1 Sam. ii. 13.

A long Pointe, round which the Mississippi used to whirl, and seethe, and foam. --G. W. Cable.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

seethe

verb

1: be noisy with activity; "This office is buzzing with activity" [syn: {hum}, {buzz}, {seethe}]

2: be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger" [syn: {seethe}, {boil}]

3: foam as if boiling; "a seething liquid"

4: boil vigorously; "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled" [syn: {seethe}, {roll}]


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