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adjective as in piping hot

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After roasting, hand-grinding the beans and seeping the grinds, he hands out steaming cups.

The meat glistened seductively with melted butter, piled high and steaming on top of a crisp, oily split-top bun.

NSA technology, so far as Carter knows, does not rise to the level of tea kettles for steaming open envelopes.

But Friday morning, the monthly jobs report dumped a steaming pile of caution on the carpet.

It begins—in the steaming, hot-toddy voice of Scarlett Johansson—to speak to him.

We pull up, with steaming cattle, at the old ‘White Horse,’ where lunch is spread.

It was steaming in the red juice, with the least suspicion of melted butter over the whole.

Coal is best, but hickory saplings, chopped about two feet long, make a good steaming heat.

Soon the hot blankets, hot water, and steaming drinks began to take effect and the shivering stopped.

So he waved him gracefully to the table, where a brace of flagons stood amid the steaming viands.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to steaming, such as: boiling, piping, scalding, and hot.

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