plural of stew

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 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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4 a building in which prostitutes are available
  • a red-light district full of down and dirty stews

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present tense third-person singular of stew

Synonyms & Antonyms of stews (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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“Stews.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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