seethe

seethe [sēth]
vt.
seethed, seething [ME sethen < OE sēothan, akin to Ger sieden < IE base * sew-, to cook, boil > Sans hāvayan, (they) stew]
1. to cook by boiling
2. to soak, steep, or saturate in liquid
vi.
1. to boil or to surge, bubble, or foam as if boiling
2. to be violently agitated or disturbed
n.
the act or condition of seething
SYN.- BOIL1

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  • Seethe — Seethe, v. t. [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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seethe — Seethe, v. i. To be a state of ebullition or violent commotion; to be hot; to boil. 1 Sam. ii. 13. [1913 Webster] A long Pointe, round which the Mississippi used to whirl, and seethe, and foam. G. W. Cable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seethe — [ sið ] verb intransitive 1. ) to be extremely angry: Don t threaten me, Ronnie seethed. seethe with: He still seethed with anger over Maude s comments. 2. ) to be full of a lot of people or animals that are moving around quickly: seethe with:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • seethe — (v.) O.E. seoþan to boil (class II strong verb; past tense seaþ, pp. soden), from P.Gmc. *seuthanan (Cf. O.N. sjoða, O.Fris. siatha, Du. zieden, O.H.G. siodan, Ger. sieden to seethe ), from PIE root *seut to seethe, boil. Driven ou …   Etymology dictionary

  • seethe — [si:ð] v [: Old English; Origin: seothan [i] to boil ] 1.) to feel an emotion, especially anger, so strongly that you are almost shaking = ↑fume seethe with ▪ He was seething with anger. ▪ I was absolutely seething. 2.) be seething (with sth) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • seethe — index burn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • seethe — *boil, simmer, parboil, stew …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • seethe — [v] be very angry be furious, be incensed, be livid, be mad, be on the warpath*, blow one’s stack*, blow up*, boil, breathe fire*, bristle, burn, ferment, flare, flip, foam, foam at mouth*, froth, fume, hit the ceiling*, rage, see red*, simmer,… …   New thesaurus

  • seethe — ► VERB 1) (of a liquid) boil or be turbulent as if boiling. 2) be filled with intense but unexpressed anger. 3) be crowded with people or things. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • seethe — v. (D; intr.) to seethe with (to seethe with rage) * * * [siːð] (D; intr.) to seethe with (to seethe with rage) …   Combinatory dictionary

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