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Synonyms for boil

bring to the boil

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boil down to something

boil something up

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Synonyms for boil

to cook (food) in liquid heated to the point of steaming

to be in a state of emotional or mental turmoil

boil away: to pass off as vapor, especially when heated

boil down: to reduce in complexity or scope

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Synonyms for boil

a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level

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come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor

immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes

bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point

be agitated

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be in an agitated emotional state

References in periodicals archive ?
For 2 cups lemon or lime juice, use 4-1/2 cups sugar and 3 cups water; boil down to 5-1/4 cups.
And De Bernieres' story, which sprawled all over the Adriatic Sea, not to mention World War II and its aftermath, was undoubtedly a bear to boil down to movie narrative form.
There is time for us to finally come to the conclusion that it's going to boil down to our commitment on defense.
Essentially, many of the problems boil down to people failing to do their jobs with a high level of consistency and integrity,'' Riordan said.
The answers we want to shout at the screen in response to every overly analytical argument boil down to ``Straighten up