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boil overphrasal verb
- 1(of liquid) to boil and flow over the side of a pan, etc. The milk is boiling over.
- 2(informal) to become very angry
- 3(of a situation, an emotion, etc.) to change into something more dangerous or violent synonym explode Racial tension finally boiled over in the inner city riots.