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boil up

Definition of boil up

  1. :  to grow toward a dangerous level <He could feel the anger boiling up inside him.>



Word by Word Definitions

boilplay
  1. :  to come to the boiling point

    :  to cook in boiling water

    :  to become agitated :  seethe

  1. :  a localized swelling and inflammation of the skin resulting from infection of a hair follicle and adjacent tissue, having a hard central core, and forming pus

  1. :  the act or state of boiling

    :  a swirling upheaval (as of water)

    :  a boiled dish of seafood, vegetables, and seasonings

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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