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poached

verb
past tense of poach

Synonyms of poached

to cook in a liquid heated to the point that it gives off steam
  • poaching fish in a stock flavored with white wine

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“Poached.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poached. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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