Definitions for: Seethe


[v] boil vigorously; "The liquid was seething"
[v] foam as if boiling; "a seething liquid"
[v] be in an agitated emotional state
[v] have violent emotions, such as anger or frustration
[v] be noisy with activity; "This office is buzzing with activity"



Webster (1913) Definition: Seethe, v. t. [imp. Seethed(Sod, obs.); p. p.
Seethed, Sodden; p. pr. & vb. n. Seething.] [OE.
sethen, AS. se['o]?an; akin to D. sieden, OHG. siodan, G.
sieden, Icel. sj??a, Sw. sjuda, Dan. syde, Goth. saubs a
burnt offering. Cf. Sod, n., Sodden, Suds.]
To decoct or prepare for food in hot liquid; to boil; as, to
seethe flesh. [Written also seeth.]

Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons
of the prophets. --2 Kings iv.
38.


Seethe, v. i.
To be a state of ebullition or violent commotion; to be hot;
to boil. --1 Sam. ii. 13.

A long Pointe, round which the Mississippi used to
whirl, and seethe, and foam. --G. W. Cable.

Synonyms: boil, buzz, foam, hum, roll

See Also: be, be, boil, bubble over, churn, experience, feel, ferment, moil, overflow, pullulate, roil, sizzle, spill over, swarm, teem

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