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stew

noun

1 stew

Agitation resulting from active worry:
— Don't get in a stew.

synonyms: fret, lather, sweat, swither.

Roget 825: excitability, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness etc. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, nonendurance; irritability etc. (irascibility) 901; ... show more

Roget 961: impurity; uncleanness etc. (filth) 653; immodesty; grossness etc. adj.; indelicacy, indecency; impudicity; obscenity, ribaldry, ... show more

Roget 821: feeling; suffering etc. v.; endurance, tolerance, sufferance, supportance, experience, response; sympathy etc. (love) 897; ... show more

Roget 704: difficulty; hardness etc. adj.; impracticability etc. (impossibility) 471; tough work, hard work, uphill work; hard task, Herculean task, ... show more

Roget 298: eating etc. v.; deglutition, gulp, epulation, mastication, manducation, rumination; gluttony etc. 957.    [eating specific foods] ... show more

Roget 828: mental suffering, pain, dolor; suffering, sufferance; ache, smart etc. (physical pain) 378; passion.    displeasure, dissatisfaction, discomfort, ... show more



2 stew

Food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables.

Dutch: estouffade, pot-au-feu, ragout, ragoƻt, stoofpot, stoofschotel

verb

1 stew

Be in a huff; be silent or sullen.

synonyms: brood, grizzle.

Roget 384: heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment; make hot etc. 382; sun oneself, sunbathe.    go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame) 382.    ... show more

Roget 382: be hot etc. adj.; glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, ... show more

2 stew

Bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings.

synonym: grudge.

3 stew

Cook slowly and for a long time in liquid.


Moby thesaurus: B-girl, Cyprian, Irish stew, Paphian, ado, agitation, agonize, all sorts, all-overs, angst, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious concern, anxious seat, anxiousness, apply the mind, apprehension, apprehensiveness ... show more.

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