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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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A couple of board meetings before I was hired, the Information Industry Association (IIA) made a presentation to the new association, which boiled down to, "You guys are toast.
The two men used stainless steel sheeting to make their own equipment, including the large evaporator and pre-heating system, the storage tank where semi-evaporated sap is stored, the finishing tank where it is boiled down and the storage tank where it is filtered before canning.
Ken Durham, Editor of IT Week Magazine, states: "It was very hard to select the 50 winners with so many great products out there, but in the end it boiled down to the products which went above and beyond the call of duty.
It's the birth of a nation, boiled down to two characters from two cultures whose impossible love stands in for a tragedy writ large.
The '80s explosion of unofficial Soviet art in the West seems to have boiled down to one name: Ilya Kabakov.
FOR HIS FEATURE directing debut, the actor Liev Schreiber has boiled down Jonathan Safran Foer's bizarre novel ``Everything Is Illuminated'' into something a little more conventional.
Boiled down to their primary impressions, the Chinese story is tragic, the American one's neurotic and, after some emphatic arguments about love, the Italian one gets down to the business of buxom nude women jumping up and down.
After analyzing all of the bells and whistles offered by the various systems, however, the choice boiled down to one factor: Prime's exemplary customer service record.
That's not just because the best-picture and -director races have essentially boiled down to contests between our two most beloved veteran filmmakers, ``The Aviator's'' Martin Scorsese and ``Million Dollar Baby's'' Clint Eastwood.