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To heat (a liquid) to boiling point, especially for cooking
Boil the concoction on a gentle fire until half of its water is evaporated.”
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(of liquid) To be agitated or turbulent, especially due to boiling
“Often, the waters boil and seethe over a rocky bed.”
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To rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically, sometimes violently
“Before too long, the broth would boil and bubble, releasing aromas that had everyone in the room salivating.”
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To feel or express great anger
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“Watching water boil is pretty boring, but watching people boil with anger can be pretty scary.”
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To remove contaminants from
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Have or cause to have difficulty in breathing
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To move very quickly in a reckless or excited manner
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To turn into vapour
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To move in small swirling masses, especially by sudden gusts of wind
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To eject, or be ejected, especially suddenly or violently
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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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An inflamed pus-filled swelling on the skin, caused typically by the infection of a hair follicle
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“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 vapor
“Bring it to a boil before leaving it overnight, then reboil it again just before serving.”
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