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boil1

verb

  • 1 boil the potatoes
    bring to a boil, simmer, parboil, poach;
    cook
  • 2 the soup is boiling
  • 3 a huge cliff with the sea boiling below
    literary roil
  • noun

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  • 1 bring the stock to a boil
    boiling point, rolling boil
  • Phrases

    boil something down

    1
    you have to boil down a lot of tomatoes to make just a few tablespoons of tomato paste
    condense, reduce, concentrate, distill, thicken, compress

    boil down to

    2
    it all boils down to how much money you're willing to spend
    come down to, amount to, add up to, be in essence

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    boil2

    noun

  • 1 a boil on her neck
    swelling, spot, pimple, blister, pustule, eruption, carbuncle, wen, abscess, ulcer
    technical furuncle
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