- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. vapor, water vapor, mist, fog, gas, evaporation. —v. cook, boil, simmer; soften, moisten; clean, renovate; progress, speed. See heat.II(Roget's IV) n.1. [To cook]Syn. heat, poach, brew, pressure cook; see cook .2. [To speed]III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.1. vapor heat, condensation, moisture, cloud, mist, fog, fume, exhalation, gas.2. power energy, force, muscle, horsepower, drive, vigor, strength.IV(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun Capacity or power for work or vigorous activity: animation, energy, force, might, potency, power, puissance, sprightliness, strength. Informal: get-up-and-go, go, pep, peppiness, zip. See ACTION. II verb Informal. To be or become angry: anger, blow up, boil over, bristle, burn, explode, flare up, foam, fume, rage, seethe. Idioms: blow a fuse, blow a gasket, blow one's stack (or top), breathe fire, fly off the handle, get hot under the collar, hit the ceiling (or roof), lose one's temper, see red. See FEELINGS.
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