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  • noun Plural form of seething.


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  • And it thins and hollows the sounds of the world, owl hoots and rabbit scutters, and beyond them it rumors of vast rustlings and seethings, the tangling and untangling of the workings of the universe, this giant nest of interminable snakes.

    Zombies vs. Unicorns Justine Larbalestier 2010

  • Seeing Red: Season's seethings from the edge. yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Seeing Red: Season\'s seethings from the edge.'

    Seeing Red: Season's seethings from the edge. 2007

  • OpEdNews - Article: Seeing Red: Season's seethings from the edge.

    Seeing Red: Season's seethings from the edge. 2007

  • It was while gliding through these latter waters that one serene and moonlight night, when all the waves rolled by like scrolls of silver; and, by their soft, suffusing seethings, made what seemed a silvery silence, not a solitude; on such a silent night a silvery jet was seen far in advance of the white bubbles at the bow.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale 2002

  • Not surprisingly, Smith has long admired Vorticist misanthrope Wyndham Lewis, the spirit of whose broadside Blast lives on in his seethings.

    FallNet - a pack of gnomes, trolls & gargoyles 1998

  • He turned sharply away from his tormentor and let himself out into the patio garden to be alone with his seethings.

    The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul Adams, Douglas, 1952- 1988

  • Frequently, in painful camp seethings, in a column of prisoners, when chains of lanterns pierced the gloom of the evening frosts, there would well up inside us the words that we should like to cry out to the whole world, if the whole world could hear one of us.

    Alexandr Solzhenitsyn - Nobel Lecture 1970

  • A small pine-covered _glacis_ of detritus lies at its foot, but every yard above that is bare of all life save the palæozoic memories which have wrinkled the granite Colossus from the earliest seethings of the fire-time.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864 Various

  • As these material seethings underlay the budding thought, so the uttered word, when it comes, underlies the perfect conception.

    The Life of Reason George Santayana 1907

  • Here, therefore, are two men who are plunged into the deepest seethings of mental action.

    David Lockwin—The People's Idol John McGovern 1883


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