What does the word seethe mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To boil.

Usage examples for seethe

  1. If he is melancholy, the world in his books is void of sense, all lights are extinguished, laughter dies; if he is passionate, all feelings seethe in a fiery froth as though in a cauldron, and foam up in angry happenings. – Ã‰mile Verhaeren by Stefan Zweig
  2. Sphere and block and pyramid ran together, seemed to seethe. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt
  3. Out of perversity I asked no questions, and left him to seethe in his over- boiling mystery. – The King's Mirror by Anthony Hope
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