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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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UNHAPPY: Ian Denny, pictured with his wife Angela and their daughter Sian, says the increased use of classroom assistants boils down to money Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY
The clinical proof boils down to three inconclusive trials of the plant extracts.
To keep it simple, Europe's security equation boils down to one central issue--critical energy dependence.
This essentially boils down to understanding the relationship between pathways in the cell, and certainly a structural perspective on this can be a great boon."
What it really boils down to is that keeping track of applications can save money, both from avoiding duplicative buying and from averting fines.
In the final analysis, better growth in the industry "all boils down" to whether insurers can sell to middle-income Americans, said Graves.
What it all boils down to is that Terror is a band whose members have a deep knowledge and appreciation for the kind of music they play, and they play what they like.
The one-fifth inch CCD produces 1,070,000-pixel images, which boils down to 690,000-pixel moving images or 1 million-pixel still pictures in real life.
Secondly, Doyle says, "After I discovered the Hosts came wholesale from a convent in New Jersey, the consecrated Host never tasted quite as savory again." It seems as if the value of being an altar server described in "Altar Call"--teaching the faith, inspiring vocations, encouraging family unity--for the author, in "Memoirs," boils down to being the apprentice to a cigar-smoking "wizard" who can pull off the miracle of the Mass in 22 minutes.
You can drag out all the fancy sociological explanations that you want as to why women seem far more concerned than men about homeland security, but it boils down to one thing: Men just don't "do" risk assessment ("Homeland Security is for Girls," Garance Franke-Ruta, April).
This masterfully written, suspenseful, and believable novel (Clancy fans will view this as a "flashback" to the early days of Jack Ryan's career) boils down to a fictional East vs.
This boils down to understanding that others have much the same desires as you--particularly for an appreciation of their worth as human beings.
It boils down to climate changes, say Martin Grosjean of the University of Bern in Switzerland and his two Chilean colleagues.
Just as there are challenges in operating any small private school, CMI's focused curriculum and low numbers of attending students create a daunting business model, which boils down to a simple case of fixed costs vs.