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seethe -- as in: seething with anger
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Moby Dick
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  • The great Leviathan that maketh the seas to seethe like boiling pan.
  • He goes down in the whirling heart of such a masterless commotion that he scarce heeds the moment when he drops seething into the yawning jaws awaiting him; and the whale shoots-to all his ivory teeth, like so many white bolts, upon his prison.
  • His tormented body rolled not in brine but in blood, which bubbled and seethed for furlongs behind in their wake.
  • To sailors, oaths are household words; they will swear in the trance of the calm, and in the teeth of the tempest; they will imprecate curses from the topsail-yard-arms, when most they teeter over to a seething sea; but in all my voyagings, seldom have I heard a common oath when God’s burning finger has been laid on the ship; when His "Mene, Mene, Tekel Upharsin" has been woven into the shrouds and the cordage.
  • (seethe her, seethe her, my lads!
  • (seethe her, seethe her, my lads!

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  • The customer was seething with anger
  • She seethed with resentment.

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