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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

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That's already the case in the best-actor category, where an unmanageable field of about 10 great performances had to be boiled down to four and whatever Johnny Depp thought he was doing.
Integration has become a science that can to some degree be boiled down to flowcharts and decision-making processes.
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Weiss said that many of the recommendations boiled down to a matter of funding, but state and federal funds for school safety do exist and could possibly be reallocated.
The top-down analysis of global, domestic, and industrial activity is boiled down to specific trades that are tracked in the mock trading portfolio in the new password area.
As was the case in the CBS miniseries version of ``Haven'' broadcast earlier this year, Coopersmith has boiled down Gruber's account of nearly 1,000 Holocaust survivors brought to the United States to a core group of refugees.
According to Klein, however, the staff's views boiled down to a few simple steps the company will have to take to ensure public investors are protected:
Sure, he was a cute kid, and granted, it bespoke volumes about the ongoing tensions between what seems a now-obsolete grudge match between Cuba and America, but what it boiled down to was a no-brainer custody battle.
Dukes' patrician, fastidious Vladimir and Gammell's suspicious, irascible Estragon are perfectly (mis)matched bookends, Felix Unger and Oscar Madison boiled down to their Platonic DNA.
It's a shame that this thing boiled down to the color of his skin,'' he said.
Boiled down to its essence, charter reform makes one meaningful change: it shifts a small measure of power from the City Council to the mayor in the hope of creating accountability and efficiency in city government.