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hard-boiled

  (informal)
a hard-boiled person behaves as if they have no emotions (always before noun) Bogart plays the hard-boiled detective that women find irresistibly attractive.

boiled

1. mod. angry. Now, don’t get boiled. It was only a joke.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. How can you get so boiled on wine?
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Don't know about you but if someone unwrapped a boiled egg on my bus I'd go quackers.
Gwernaffield primary school pupils, Mold, drinking boiled water as a widespread health alert over a treatment works continued Picture: STACEY ROBERTS
I like that this gadget is small and compact, doesn't take up a lot of room on the worktop or for storage, does the job and makes a perfect boiled egg with minimum fuss.
Shrimp was boiled in tap water in a 14-cm diameter stainless steel vessel at boiling temperature (100[degrees]C).
COUNTRYSIDE: In regards to peeling fresh boiled eggs.
6 times higher than that of the "raw carrots" group when checked eight hours after they consumed boiled and raw carrots, respectively.
And, of course, diced boiled potatoes can be used either for hot dishes, such as soups and casseroles, or for cold dishes, such as tofu and potato salad or bean and potato salad.
The researchers are convinced, in part, by some boiled seeds of the Peruvian pepper-tree berries that they found in a nearby trash pit.
Keep in mind that the types of sweet corn grown commercially and eaten today are tender enough to be boiled, steamed or microwaved in a few minutes or even eaten raw.
3 minutes for really soft boiled yolk and set white
Our first venture into sugaring was a stove-top operation: sap boiled on the kitchen range to produce two or three quarts for our own use.
After three weeks run-in period during which they all consumed filtered coffee, the participants were randomly assigned to one of three groups receiving four to six cups of boiled coffee a day, four to six cups of filtered coffee a day, or no coffee, for nine weeks.
It is better that young infants and pregnant women use bottled or stored water instead of boiled tap water whenever possible for drinking and cooking.
MountainKing's Crawfish Reds not only keep their shape after they are boiled, thanks to their waxy texture and high moisture content, their "boil-n-bag" packaging allows them to be dropped straight into a pot without removing them from the bag.
Dishes should be washed using boiled water if possible, but it is probably sufficient to rinse washed dishes with boiled and cooled water before they are dried.