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stewed

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being under the influence of alcohol
  • it was clear from the caller's voice that she was fairly stewed

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stewed

verb
past tense of stew

Synonyms & Antonyms of stewed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 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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2 to experience concern or anxiety
  • stop stewing over that game and just try to do better next time

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The first known use of stewed was circa 1737

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“Stewed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stewed. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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