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English definition of “seethe”

seethe

verb [I] uk   /siːð/ us  

seethe verb [I] (FEEL ANGER)

to feel very angry but to be unable or unwilling to express it clearly: The class positively seethed with indignation when Julia won the award. By the end of the meeting he was seething.

seethe verb [I] (MOVE)

(of a large number or amount) to move about energetically in a small space: The streets were seething (= busy and crowded) with tourists.
seething
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈsiː.ðɪŋ/ us  
Their seething resentment led to angry jostling between team-mates. A seething mass of children crowded around the tables.
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