Search Result for "seething":
1. in constant agitation;
- Example: "a seething flag-waving crowd filled the streets"
- Example: "a seething mass of maggots"
- Example: "lovers and madmen have such seething brains"- Shakespeare
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Seethe \Seethe\, v. t. [imp. Seethed(Sod, obs.); p. p. Seethed, Sodden; p. pr. & vb. n. Seething.] [OE. sethen, AS. se['o]?an; akin to D. sieden, OHG. siodan, G. sieden, Icel. sj??a, Sw. sjuda, Dan. syde, Goth. saubs a burnt offering. Cf. Sod, n., Sodden, Suds.] To decoct or prepare for food in hot liquid; to boil; as, to seethe flesh. [Written also seeth.] [1913 Webster] Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets. --2 Kings iv. 38. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
148 Moby Thesaurus words for "seething": agitation, ardent, baking, blistering, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, boiling over, brewing, broiling, brouhaha, burning, burning hot, burning with excitement, bustle, canicular, churn, coction, commotion, conturbation, decoction, discomposure, disorder, disquiet, disquietude, disturbance, drench, drenching, ducking, dunking, ebullience, ebulliency, ebullient, ebulliometer, ebullition, embroilment, excitement, febrile, ferment, fermentation, fervent, fervid, fever, feverish, feverishness, fidgets, fiery, flaming, flap, flurry, flushed, fluster, flutteration, foment, fume, fuss, glowing, grilling, heated, hectic, het up, hot, hot as fire, hot as hell, hubbub, hurly-burly, imbruement, imbuement, impregnation, in rut, infiltration, infusion, injection, inquietude, jitters, jumpiness, leaching, like a furnace, like an oven, lixiviation, maceration, maelstrom, malaise, moil, nerviness, nervosity, nervousness, overheated, overwarm, parching, passionate, percolation, permeation, perturbation, piping hot, pulping, red-hot, restlessness, roasting, roil, rout, row, saturation, scalding, scorching, searing, seethe, sexually excited, simmer, simmering, sizzling, sizzling hot, smoking hot, smoldering, soak, soakage, soaking, sopping, souse, sousing, steaming, steamy, steeping, stewing, stir, sudorific, sweating, sweaty, sweltering, sweltry, swirl, to-do, toasting, torrid, trepidation, trepidity, tumult, tumultuation, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, twitter, unease, unrest, upset, warm, white-hot