Synonyms for brewing

Grammar : Verb
Spell : broo-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbru ɪŋ

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Définition of brewing

Origin :
  • Old English breowan "to brew" (class II strong verb, past tense breaw, past participle browen), from Proto-Germanic *breuwan "to brew" (cf. Old Norse brugga, Old Frisian briuwa, Middle Dutch brouwen, Old High German briuwan, German brauen "to brew"), from PIE root *bhreue- "to bubble, boil, effervesce" (cf. Sanskrit bhurnih "violent, passionate," Greek phrear "well, spring, cistern," Latin fervere "to boil, foam," Thracian Greek brytos "fermented liquor made from barley," Russian bruja "current," Old Irish bruth "heat;" Old English beorma "yeast;" Old High German brato "roast meat"), the original sense thus being "make a drink by boiling." Related: Brewed; brewing.
  • verb prepare by boiling
  • verb plan, devise
Example sentences :
  • I had reason to fear, as I mentioned in mine of this morning, that a storm was brewing.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • As to the tea, I made bold to speak my mind and succeeded in brewing some for myself.
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The grounds will serve instead of yest for a second brewing.
  • Extract from : « The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory; » by Charlotte Campbell Bury
  • And then he remembered that the men at Point Christensen had warned him of a storm that was brewing.
  • Extract from : « Under Arctic Ice » by H.G. Winter
  • All at once he shuddered with a feeling that something terrible was brewing within him.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • What mischief of the same sort might even now be brewing at Wythburn in his absence?
  • Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
  • "And you 'd have a brewing of your own, I 've no doubt," responded the other.
  • Extract from : « The Fortunes Of Glencore » by Charles James Lever
  • But I could not help expressing my surprise that Mrs. Fyne had not detected at once what was brewing.
  • Extract from : « Chance » by Joseph Conrad
  • I saw it first at the close of a dull day when a storm was brewing.
  • Extract from : « In Direst Peril » by David Christie Murray
  • The sky was again a level grey; it was evident that a snowstorm was brewing.
  • Extract from : « The Long Roll » by Mary Johnston

Antonyms for brewing

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