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Noun
An inflamed pus-filled swelling on the skin, caused typically by the infection of a hair follicle
“A boil is an abscess occurring in the skin, and is associated with hair follicles.”
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The point at which fluid begins to change to a vapour
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A corrupting influence that is difficult to eradicate
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To cook in liquid
“As you'll also know, the quake was bad, but the sea didn't boil like last time.”
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To feel or express great anger
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“I am starting to boil up with anger, and so I try with all my might to get free of the ropes.”
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To heat (a liquid) to the point where it begins to turn into a gas
“British travellers can fall victim to the disease if they do not boil food and water before consumption.”
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To rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically, sometimes violently
“In the old days, before cookers, the stones would be thrown into a water-filled pit or vessel, to boil water for cooking or washing.”
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To cause an increase in temperature of an object or space
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Burn up
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Remove contaminants from
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Have or cause to have difficulty in breathing
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To prepare meat or vegetables by plunging them in boiling water
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To turn into vapour
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(especially of snow or leaves) To be moved in small swirling masses by sudden gusts of wind
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Be ejected from an active volcano
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To move or cause to move suddenly and rapidly in a particular direction
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Speak continuously and at length in an unintelligible or confused way
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To cause to become angry
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To feel emotionally upset
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