V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. to be in an angry or otherwise agitated emotional state; 2. to boil vigorously; 3. to be noisy with activity or boiling movements

Synonyms: boil, rage, flare, foam, madden, fume, stew, heat, rant, explode, abound, swarm, teem, erupt, overflow

Antonyms: calm, please, pacify

Tips: Seethe is derived from Old English seopan, which means "to boil." It may be helpful to think of boiling, foaming water. When a person is seething, he or she is so enraged, the anger is boiling over.

Usage Examples:

The neighbors will positively seethe with anger if we throw another loud party. (erupt, rage)

Although he seemed calm and collected, he was seething inside. (raging, boiling)

She seethed with jealousy when she saw her sister's new car. (flared, teemed)

The mall was seething with last-minute shoppers on Christmas Eve. (swarming, abounding)

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