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simmering

si muh ring

  • n  cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
  • v  boil slowly at low temperature
    simmering water

  • In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, Bertha is the madwoman locked in the attic by her husband Rochester, the simmering Englishman whose children Jane has been hired to tutor.
  • Nevertheless, Brown brought that long-simmering issue to a head last summer by discovering an object he nicknamed Xena.
  • The extent of the carnage left many with the uneasy sense that the long-simmering hostility between the country's two main sects has at last boiled over--and that the fragile .
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  • Past fight cited in neighbor shooting
    A simmering neighborhood feud erupted Tuesday morning, putting one man in the hospital and another behind bars.
    June 12, 2013 - KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque
  • Stuck Passengers Sing R. Kelly Hit
    Passengers who were stuck on a Las Vegas tarmac in two different planes for more than four hours made the best of a simmering situation by joining in to belt out lines of R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly.” Frustrated passengers on Allegiant Air...        
    June 11, 2013 - ABC News
  • Stuck Passengers Sing 'I Believe I Can Fly' on Tarmac
    Passengers who were stuck on a Las Vegas tarmac in two different planes for more than four hours made the best of a simmering situation by joining in to belt out lines of R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly.” Frustrated passengers on Allegiant Air...        
    June 11, 2013 - ABC News

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