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simmer

sim·mer

simmer

 
pronunciation:
sI mr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
phrases:
simmer down
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: simmered, simmering, simmers
definition 1: to undergo steady cooking near the boiling point.
similar words:
boil, bubble, cook, seethe, stew
definition 2: to be filled with intense but controlled emotion; seethe.
synonyms:
fume, seethe
similar words:
anger, boil, bristle, burn, chafe, steam, stew
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cook (food) in a liquid near the boiling point.
similar words:
boil, coddle, cook, parboil, poach, seethe, steam, stew
phrase: simmer down
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or process of simmering, or the state of being simmered.
similar words:
boil, seethe
derivation: simmeringly (adv.)
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