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1. stew

verb. ['ˈstuː'] cook slowly and for a long time in liquid.

Synonyms

  • cook

Etymology

  • estuve (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stupha (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word stew


1. Noun, singular or mass
Turn the heat on high until the stew is at a rolling boil.

2. Verb, base form
For that fall-off-the-bone kind of juiciness and flavor, stew your pork in a slow cooker.

3. Adjective
Never let a stew get hot enough to bubble.

Quotes containing the word stew


1. Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.
- Groucho Marx

2. If things start happening, don't worry, don't stew, just go right along and you'll start happening too.
- Dr. Seuss

3. Well, art is art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now, uh... now you tell me what you know.
- Groucho Marx

2. stew

verb. ['ˈstuː'] be in a huff; be silent or sullen.

Synonyms

  • pout
  • sulk
  • grizzle

Etymology

  • estuve (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stupha (Latin)

3. stew

verb. ['ˈstuː'] bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings.

Synonyms

  • resent

Etymology

  • estuve (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stupha (Latin)

4. stew

noun. ['ˈstuː'] food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables.

Synonyms

  • oyster stew
  • Irish stew
  • gulyas
  • olla podrida
  • dish
  • hotchpotch
  • Irish burgoo
  • Spanish burgoo
  • fish stew
  • purloo
  • pot-au-feu
  • beef stew
  • pottage
  • ragout
  • poilu
  • fricassee
  • burgoo
  • Hungarian goulash
  • mulligan stew
  • chicken purloo
  • hot pot
  • lobscouse
  • lobscuse
  • ratatouille
  • bigos
  • goulash
  • lobster stew
  • slumgullion
  • Brunswick stew
  • scouse
  • mulligan

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • soothe
  • calmness
  • arise

Etymology

  • estuve (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stupha (Latin)

5. stew

noun. ['ˈstuː'] agitation resulting from active worry.

Synonyms

  • fret
  • sweat
  • swither
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • free
  • like
  • wish

Etymology

  • estuve (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • stupha (Latin)
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