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boil

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a small, inflamed swelling of the skin
  • The dermatologist lanced the infected boil that had formed on the patient's neck.
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boil

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1 to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger
  • The crowd boiled at the speaker's ranting.
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see red

2 to cook in a liquid heated to the point that it gives off steam
  • Boil the potatoes until they are tender before you try to mash them.
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3 to be in a state of violent rolling motion
  • The sea boiled and frothed during the storm.
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