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boiling

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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boilingboil‧ing /ˈbɔɪlɪŋ/ ●○○ adjective, adverb  DNHOT spoken very hot opp freezing Can I open a window? It’s boiling in here. It was a boiling hot morning.
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boilingIt was a horrible weekend over here too. It was boiling.A second major problem is the loss of bitterness due to precipitation in boiling and in fermentation.Withel stared at the boiling flames, unnerved.The catapult breaks throwing boiling Hot Pot gloop everywhere.Why should lemon juice be added to the cooking water when boiling potatoes? 3.Cook pasta in plenty of boiling, salted water until just tender.Add boiling water and beat to make a smooth frosting.Rinse the can out twice with boiling water to remove all the extract and pour the rinse water into the pan.Cook the lasagne in a large pan of salted, boiling water until just tender.boiling hotI'd gone stone cold but felt boiling hot.A boiling hot day it was, everybody red-faced and sweating.His apartment is always boiling hot - I can't stand being in there.He talked about Hell being a boiling hot lake full of venomous serpents.The catapult breaks throwing boiling Hot Pot gloop everywhere.
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