stew

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stew

noun

Definition of STEW

1
a state of nervous or irritated concern <many in town are in a stew about the proposed plan to close at least one of the elementary schools>
2
a state of noisy, confused activity <the audience went into a stew when the evacuation order was announced>
Near Antonyms calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness
4
a building in which prostitutes are available <a red-light district full of down and dirty stews>

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