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English verb: seethe

1. seethe (stative) be noisy with activity


SamplesThis office is buzzing with activity.


ExamplesThe streets seethe with crowds


Synonymsbuzz, hum


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)be


Narrower (hyponym)pullulate, swarm, teem

2. seethe (emotion) be in an agitated emotional state


SamplesThe customer was seething with anger.


ExamplesSam and Sue seethe


Synonymsboil


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)be


Narrower (hyponym)bubble over, ferment, overflow, sizzle, spill over

3. seethe (change) foam as if boiling


SamplesA seething liquid.


ExamplesThe water seethes


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)effervesce, fizz, foam, form bubbles, froth, sparkle

4. seethe (change) boil vigorously


SamplesThe liquid was seething.
The water rolled.


ExamplesThe water seethes


Synonymsroll


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)boil, churn, moil, roil









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