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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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SIMON Jones provided a five-star bowling display to put England on course for victory in the fourth Test and then became the central figure as Australia's frustration boiled over into an row over substitute fielders.
Last week in Rawalpindi, Hussain was fired out by umpire Mian Aslam during England's one-day international defeat by Pakistan - and smashed a fridge door when his temper boiled over back in the dressing room.
'We played hard, worked hard and sometimes it boiled over but nowadays there is more control over what you can and can't do.'
'We played hard, worked hard - and sometimes it boiled over. But nowadays there is more control over what you can and can't do.'
Tempers boiled over during a mad scramble to snap up tickets for the nine-team tournament.