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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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Making 1 gallon of maple syrup requires boiling down 40 to 50 gallons of sugar or black maple sap.
Gavin has had a much publicised battle with the scales and had campaigned at the higher lightwelterweight limit for the past year, only boiling down to become Britain's first ever world amateur champion in Chicago in November.
Heard reaffirms Reagon as an unpretentious lyricist and master of boiling down labyrinthine emotions.
However, even after boiling down the problem to just three particles--an incoming electron, the proton of the target hydrogen atom, and the atom's own orbiting electron --physicists have failed to describe the event in full mathematical detail.
It seems to me, right now it's boiling down to the dollar amount,'' said Ed Roski Jr.