boiling

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verb

present participle of boil
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as in stewing
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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as in swirling
to be in a state of violent rolling motion the sea boiled and frothed during the storm

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“Boiling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/boiling. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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