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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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Whoever's doing the describing at teNeues did a pretty great job at boiling down the Luke Edward Hall aesthetic:
Making 1 gallon of maple syrup requires boiling down 40 to 50 gallons of sugar or black maple sap.
Of course, in the boiling down, the subtleties and qualifiers have been lost.
Summary: Egypt's presidential race is boiling down to a contest between Hosni Mubarak's former foreign minister and two Islamists with strong bases of support after the election commission on Thursday released the final list of 13 candidates.
You probably won't get as much sap from other varieties and the flavor won't be as sweet, but you don't need to add anything while boiling down your syrup.