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Word: seethe

Definition: be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.


Sentences Containing 'seethe'

(seethe her, seethe her, my lads!) but never mind, Mr. Stubb, all for the best.

More Vocab Words

::: supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
::: plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
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::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
::: nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
::: atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
::: repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
::: lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth