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Synonyms for caldron

a very large pot that is used for boiling


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She set on every dish; and I always saw in her face, a face rising out of the caldron. Years afterwards, I made a dreadful likeness of that woman, by causing a face that had no other natural resemblance to it than it derived from flowing hair, to pass behind a bowl of flaming spirits in a dark room.
No more bombs fell from the windows, the last pedestrians seemed to have vanished from the streets, and our immediate quietude grew more profound; though the gigantic caldron continued to bubble in the distance, dull roars of explosions came to us from all directions, and the smoke-pillars were towering more ominously in the heavens.
When a son takes a father into his warm heart it renews the old man's youth in a better way than by the heat of Medea's magic caldron. And this was what Theseus resolved to do.
Despite their pale swollen faces and tattered uniforms, the hussars formed line for roll call, kept things in order, groomed their horses, polished their arms, brought in straw from the thatched roofs in place of fodder, and sat down to dine round the caldrons from which they rose up hungry, joking about their nasty food and their hunger.
All the ingredients are present, there's hot water in touch with ice and minerals that's a reactive caldron of chemistry," Cox said. 
There was a presentation of flags by military branches and the Knights of Columbus, the Canine Stars stunt dog show, the torch run and lighting of the Summer Games caldron, and fireworks.
The heart of the park, the Caldera de Taburiente itself, or 'caldron', is a five-mile wide depression sur-rounded by soaring 7,800ft rock walls.
(All said and done, there was probably just enough democracy to keep Suu Kyi's international backers happy but far short of what was needed to provide a safety valve to the simmering caldron the country is.) A series of uncomfortable questions cannot be avoided.
A teacher in one of the schools of Manila told me recently that, when she was going over a lesson, she spoke of how Ghazan Khan had some of his enemies thrown into a caldron of boiling oil.
During the opening ceremony, Friday, she received the torch atop the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium from two players of the joint women's hockey team and lit the caldron.
It is made by cooking grape juice in an oak caldron over the course of ten or so days.
Those attracted little public attention for Bush's failed White House bid, but the experience gave Muzinich a taste of doing thankless work in a political caldron and managing big personalities under pressure.
I think of my studio as a caldron, filled with materials waiting to be creatively combined each time I come to work.
On this occasion, a large 30-gallon caldron was suspended over a fire to process the 90 gallons of juice collected.