seething

seething
adjective
in constant agitation (Freq. 1)
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a seething flag-waving crowd filled the streets

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a seething mass of maggots

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"lovers and madmen have such seething brains"- Shakespeare

Similar to: ↑agitated

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  • Seething — is a small village in Norfolk, England, about 9 1/2 miles south east of Norwich. Its church, St Margaret, is one of 124 existing round tower churches in Norfolk.External links* [http://www.roundtowerchurches.de/Karte/C5/Seething St… …   Wikipedia

  • seething — seeth|ing [ siðıŋ ] adjective 1. ) feeling extremely angry without showing it much: Bruno was absolutely seething. a seething hatred 2. ) moving around quickly: a seething mass of children …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • seething — UK [ˈsiːðɪŋ] / US [ˈsɪðɪŋ] adjective 1) feeling extremely angry without showing it much Bruno was absolutely seething. a seething hatred 2) moving around quickly a seething mass of children …   English dictionary

  • Seething — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seething — adjective Date: 14th century 1. intensely hot ; boiling < a seething inferno > 2. constantly moving or active ; agitated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seething — adj. Seething is used with these nouns: ↑anger, ↑rage, ↑resentment …   Collocations dictionary

  • seething — adjective extremely angry, but unable or unwilling to show it: By the time we got home, David was seething …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Seething Airfield — Infobox Airport name = Seething Airfield nativename = nativename a = nativename r = image width = caption = IATA = ICAO = EGSJ type = Public owner = operator = Wingtask 95 Ltd city served = location = Norwich elevation f = 130 elevation m = 40… …   Wikipedia

  • Seething Wells — infobox UK place country = England map type = Greater London region= London population= official name= Seething Wells latitude= 51.393441 longitude= 0.313103 os grid reference= TQ173674 london borough= Kingston post town= SURBITON postcode area=… …   Wikipedia

  • Seething Lane —    North out of Great Tower Street, at No.53, to 33 Crutched Friars P.O. Directory). In Tower Ward.    Earliest mention in present form: Sethyng lane alias Sydone Lane, 12 Eliz. A Lend. I. p.m. II. 132). Seeting or Sything Lane (Strype, ed. 1720 …   Dictionary of London

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