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as in huff
a state of nervous or irritated concern many in town are in a stew about the proposed plan to close at least one of the elementary schools

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as in brothel
a building in which prostitutes are available a red-light district full of down and dirty stews

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stew

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as in to boil
to cook in a liquid heated to the point that it gives off steam stew the chicken till tender, and then remove the meat from the bones

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“Stew.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stew. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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