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English verb: overboil

1. overboil (change) overflow or cause to overflow while boiling

SamplesThe milk is boiling over.

Synonymsboil over

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)boil

2. overboil (change) boil excessively

SamplesThe peas are overboiled.

ExamplesThe chefs overboil the vegetables

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)boil

Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

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