Definitions

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  • v. To boil up; to swell and rage; to be agitated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To boil up; to swell and rage; to be agitated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See æstuate, æstuation.

Etymologies

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Latin aestuare to be in violent motion, to boil up, burn, from aestus boiling or undulating motion, fire, glow, heat; akin to Ancient Greek to burn. See ether.

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