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 stew stew

noun

  • food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables  ( stew )
    food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
  • agitation resulting from active worry  ( fret, lather, stew, sweat, swither )
    agitation resulting from active worry
     don't get in a stew
    don't get in a stew
     he's in a sweat about exams
    he's in a sweat about exams
  • verb

  • cook slowly and for a long time in liquid  ( stew )
    cook slowly and for a long time in liquid
     Stew the vegetables in wine
    Stew the vegetables in wine
  • bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings  ( grudge, stew )
    bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings
  • be in a huff; be silent or sullen  ( brood, grizzle, stew )
    be in a huff; be silent or sullen