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stooh ing

  • n  an extreme state of worry and agitation
    his stewing over the fight kept him awake most of the night
  • n  cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
  • v  be in a huff; be silent or sullen
  • v  bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings
  • v  cook slowly and for a long time in liquid

  • After Monegan came back saying that there was no new actionable information, Todd began a very visible campaign of stewing and fuming, trying to get access to personnel files .
  • That's just what America's education system needs: more teens stewing about their cheap jeans during chemistry class.
  • In surprise, the editors began writing enthusiastically that "it really worked," made a cheap chuck steak as tender and nearly as flavorful as a sirloin, a tough stewing hen tender .

  • Beck in New York Times (blog)
    The best part is, this guy has carried this joke around with him for three long years,Mr. Beck said. "The guy's making a billion dollars on a Smurf-murdering movie, and he's stewing about a joke nobody heard on a network nobody watched!"
  • Liam Gallagher in CDInsight
    We're halfway there. We've got all the songs done,Gallagher told the Evening Standard. "We've got a bit of studio time booked after Christmas and we're going to get in there, do it quick, with no stewing on it."
  • Nick Easter in The Sun
    No 8 Easter, 31, said: "We've got the chance to put the record straight. The message now is, don't go home angry. That's the last thing we want. We want to go into the summer, pleased with ourselves with a big performance in the bag, not stewing on...

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