To cook (food) gently in a liquid just at or below the boiling point.
To cook (fish, an egg without its shell, etc.) in water or other liquid near boiling point, or in a small receptacle placed over boiling water
To rise or be given off as steam
To give way to one's own desires; indulge oneself (in something)
To have a similar appearance, to look like another person.
(Informal) To handle with great care
(Intransitive) To be being cooked.
To touch or move as if with a caress:
To nestle; snuggle:
To touch or stroke (someone), often inappropriately, in making sexual advances
Humor means to agree with the wishes or ideas of someone else just to make them feel better.
To tend the sick, injured, etc. as a nurse
To cook partially by boiling for a brief period:
To pet is to rub, pat or touch something or someone with affection.
To be damaged or injured in such a way as to become useless, valueless, etc.; specif., to decay, as food
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
The definition of cater means to prepare and serve food for a gathering.
To indulge (a desire, craving, or habit) to excess:
To treat with indulgence and often overtender care
To engage in or subject to featherbedding
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