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synonyms for simmer

  • bubble
  • burn
  • churn
  • ferment
  • rage
  • seethe
  • stew
  • stir
  • warm
  • cook
  • effervesce
  • fizz
  • fret
  • fricassee
  • fume
  • parboil
  • smart
  • sparkle
  • be agitated
  • be angry
  • be tense
  • be uptight
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antonyms for simmer

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  • be happy
  • cool
  • soothe
  • freeze
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How to use simmer in a sentence

If you do, you can skip the initial 20-minute simmer and add the kale when you add the broth.
THIS VEGAN SOUP GATHERS GREENS, GRAINS AND PEANUT BUTTER IN ONE SPICY BOWLAARON HUTCHERSONJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Add enough water to cover and bring to a boil over high heat, then lower the heat to a simmer and cook, skimming off and discarding any foam that rises to the top, until the chicken breasts are firm to the touch, about 25 minutes.
AN AROMATIC CHICKEN SOUP TO RESTORE THE BODY AND REVIVE THE SPIRITOLGA MASSOVJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bring the soup to a brisk simmer and cook for 5 minutes, then turn off the heat.
THIS BRINY OYSTER SOUP BRINGS THE SMELLS AND TASTES OF LOUISIANA’S COAST TO YOUR TABLEDAYANA SARKISOVADECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
When the spices are fragrant, add the water and bring the mixture to a simmer.
4 HOT COCKTAIL RECIPES TO SAVE YOUR WINTER SOCIAL LIFEAC SHILTONDECEMBER 17, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Nine months into the worst pandemic the world has seen in 90 years, deep in a recession that shows no signs of ebbing, we are witnessing multiple hot spots on the simmer simultaneously.
IS WAR NEXT FOR 2020?CHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 21, 2020OZY
Well, we'll simmer down when the turn comes, and though I'm piling up dollars, I'll be thankful.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
Allow the mixture to simmer in a hot oven and serve with fresh asparagus cut before breakfast.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
Keep it boiling till the chicken is done, which would be in about an hour's time after it begins to simmer.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
Cut up the duck or teal, and put it into the sauce, and let it simmer for a long time—the duck having been previously roasted.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
Reduce and simmer till it is thick, then pass through a sieve, and take it off the fire before it boils.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
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WORDS RELATED TO SIMMER

  • heat
  • melt
  • scorch
  • simmer
  • stew
  • warm
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