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foam

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a light mass of fine bubbles formed in or on a liquid
  • a steaming cup of hot cocoa with a sprinkling of marshmallows drifting through the foam

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foam

verb

Synonyms of foam (Entry 2 of 2)

to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger
  • the old man foamed and raged when they told him he would have to give up the farm

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The first known use of foam was before the 12th century

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“Foam.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/foam. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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