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Synonyms for boiling
ˈbɔɪ lɪŋboil·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boilingnoun

    the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas

    simmering, stewing

  2. boiling, stewing, simmeringadverb

    cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil

    simmering, stewing

  3. boilingadverb


    "boiling mad"

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  1. boilingnoun


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  1. boilingadjective

    seething, ebullient, effervescent, simmering

  2. boilingnoun

    ebullition, coction, effervescence, seething, gurgitation, simmering, ebullience

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  1. List of paraphrases for "boiling":

    boil, boiled

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  1. Ivor Prickett:

    When the siege of Kobani started, I was there right at the border working for the (U.N. refugee agency), it was overwhelming ... boiling-hot, and thousands and thousands of people were clogged up on side of the border fence with Turkey. ...

  2. Zelda:

    Most people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbridges from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes.

  3. Brandon Michon:

    Look,we've gone for monthsto these school board meetings andas parents, you know, our voicewasn't being heard, and so what happened was, when Igot up there, you know, my bloodstarted boiling a little bit.And as I began speaking, I said,'Look, I want them to hearme.I want them to look up and payattention,'andI think we’ve got someacknowledgment from that.

  4. Mark Kantrowitz:

    The growth in education debt outstanding is like cooking a lobster, The increase in total student debt occurs slowly but steadily, so by the time you notice that the water is boiling, you’re already cooked. http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2010/08/09/student-loan-debt-surpasses-credit-cards/

  5. Dave Rubin:

    If you have any flicker of independent thought, if you have any desire to use your faculties to live in a way that is right for you and not to be under complete draconian, authoritarian rule by this administration and the Democrats, who are coming for every single one of our freedoms, they want you to wear masks forever, they want to be locked down forever, they want to control what you say and where you say it and who you say it to -- well, you're running out of time. And you're basically a frog in a slowly boiling pot. It's time to stand up and fight.

Translations for boiling

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  • الغليانArabic
  • врял, врящ, кипящ, кипенеBulgarian
  • bullentCatalan, Valencian
  • varCzech
  • καυτόςGreek
  • hirviendoSpanish
  • kiehuttaminen, keittäminen, kiehuva, helteinen, tulikuuma, läkähtyäFinnish
  • bouillant, ébullitionFrench
  • רוֹתֵחַ, לוֹהֵט, קוֹדֵחַHebrew
  • ebollizione, bollenteItalian
  • кайнап жаткан, бышып жаткан, бышыруу, кайнаган, кайнатуу, кайнооKyrgyz
  • ferventePortuguese
  • кипениеRussian
  • vreloSerbo-Croatian
  • కాలుతున్న, మరుగు, మరుగుతున్న, మరుగుచున్న, కాలుచున్న, మండుచున్నTelugu
  • sôiVietnamese
  • 沸騰Chinese

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