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seethe with (something)

1. To churn or roil with an abundance of something. The water of the rushing river seethed with white froth. The huge pot of stew seethed with bubbles as it boiled uncontrollably.
2. To be filled or swarming with some large amount of people or things. The room was so seething with people that it started giving me a panic attack! I opened the lid of the trash can to find it seething with maggots and flies.
3. To be in a state of violent, implacable agitation or excitement due to some emotion. He came out of the meeting seething with anger at being humiliated by his boss like that. I sat staring at the math textbook, positively seething with frustration. The entire country has been seething with riots and protests for the last week.
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seethe with someone or something

to swarm or seem to "boil" with someone or something. The wedding reception was seething with guests and well-wishers. The room was just seething with flies and other flying creatures.
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seethe with something

[for someone] to be agitated with anger, hatred, scorn, disgust, etc. Laura was seething with rage as she entered the tax office. We were seething with disgust at the rude way they treated the people who had just moved in.
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"Nikiya's is a leashed passion that seethes under the surface and only explodes here and there." During rehearsal even McKerrow, who has danced many roles in Bayadere over her twenty-two years at ABT, finds that she still learns.
Set to Latin songs by various composers, the dance is a sharp portrait of the dangerous political turbulence that seethes beneath the veneer of surface calm in an unnamed Latin nation.