from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To churn and foam as if boiling.
- intransitive v. To be in a state of turmoil or ferment: The nation seethed with suppressed revolutionary activity.
- intransitive v. To be violently excited or agitated: I seethed with anger over the insult. See Synonyms at boil1.
- intransitive v. Archaic To come to a boil.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To boil.
- v. To boil vigorously.
- v. To foam in an agitated manner, as if boiling.
- v. To be in an agitated or angry mental state, as if boiling.
- v. To buzz with activity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To decoct or prepare for food in hot liquid; to boil.
- intransitive v. To be a state of ebullition or violent commotion; to be hot; to boil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To boil; decoct, or prepare for food by boiling: as, to seethe flesh.
- To soak.
- To boil; be in a state of ebullition, literally or figuratively.
- To boil: prepare food by boiling.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be in an agitated emotional state
- v. be noisy with activity
- v. boil vigorously
- v. foam as if boiling
Popular art forms are the cutting edge of literature: they're where the seethe is, and where the seethe is is where the art is.
One that didn't ask permission from the seethe, which is a big no-no in the vampire community.
This done, she letteth her mash run till the malt be left without liquor, or at the leastwise the greatest part of the moisture, which she perceiveth by the stay and soft issue thereof; and by this time her second liquor in the furnace is ready to seethe, which is put also to the malt, as the first woort also again into the furnace, whereunto she addeth two pounds of the best English hops, and so letteth them seethe together by the space of two hours in summer or an hour and a half in winter, whereby it getteth an excellent colour, and continuance without impeachment or any superfluous tartness.
The Hebrew word for which "seethe" is here a translation might more readily be translated as "cook" or "boil."
With all due respect to the writer of a recent letter to the editor, many left-wing liberals "seethe" over the messages brought by Fox News and Rush Limbaugh because they are daring to question our political leaders and their "give it all away" philosophy.
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If your response to this sit-down was to skulk off and seethe, then you're falling short of the find-peace-with-it standard, too.
Anyone who's read his work before will know the drill here, right down to the pupil-less animal-faced characters who seethe with inner pain while maintaining a stone-faced expression.
After two decades watching the South seethe and bleed, I have seen plenty of discrimination in my time.