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sizzle

siz·zle

sizzle

 
 
pronunciation:
sI zl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: sizzled, sizzles, sizzling
definition 1: to make the hissing or crackling sound of frying fat or oils.
definition 2: (informal) to be extremely hot, as weather or something exposed to intense sunlight.
definition 3: (informal) to be emotionally heated, as in anger or passion.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sound like that of frying fat.
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