Verb > Seethe

Verb – Seethe

(no object)

1 : to feel or show strong emotion (such as anger) even though you try to control it

He seethed at his brother’s success.

— often + with

He seethed with anger/jealousy.

The letter seethes with resentment.

a seething letter

2 : to be in a state of constant activity

We found ourselves in the middle of a seething crowd.

— often used as (be) seething with

The island is seething with tourists. (=there are very many tourists moving around on the island)

The field was seething with crickets.

His brain was seething with ideas.