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stew

2 verb
     
Related topics: Cooking
stew2
1 [transitive]DFC to cook something slowly in liquid:
stewed apples
2 [intransitive] informal also stew in your own juice British English to worry or become angry because of something bad that has happened or a mistake you have made:
She just sat there stewing in her own juice.

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