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steam

verb

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to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger
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The first known use of steam was before the 12th century

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“Steam.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/steam. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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