aboil

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adjective or adverb \ə-ˈbȯi(-ə)l\

Definition of aboil

  1. 1 :  being at the boiling point :  boiling

  2. 2 :  intensely excited or stirred up the meeting was aboil with controversy

Origin and Etymology of aboil

1a- + 1boil


First Known Use: 1810



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