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froth

a mixture of saliva and air bubbles formed at the lips in certain diseases, such as rabies

froth

[frȯth]
(chemistry)
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With whichsoever of the many tongues of Rumour this frothy report originated, it either never reached or never influenced the ears of young Snagsby, who, having wooed and won its fair subject on his arrival at man's estate, entered into two partnerships at once.
An enormous ditch, sometimes two or three miles wide, running liquid mud, six miles an hour: its strong and frothy current choked and obstructed everywhere by huge logs and whole forest trees: now twining themselves together in great rafts, from the interstices of which a sedgy, lazy foam works up, to float upon the water's top; now rolling past like monstrous bodies, their tangled roots showing like matted hair; now glancing singly by like giant leeches; and now writhing round and round in the vortex of some small whirlpool, like wounded snakes.
Bellegarde did not in the least cause him to modify his needful premise that all Frenchmen are of a frothy and imponderable substance; he simply reminded him that light materials may be beaten up into a most agreeable compound.
What came from her was muddy and frothy, and faintly streaked with blood.
On the summit of a frothy castle of hair a purple plume stood erect, while her short neck was encircled by a black velvet ribbon knobbed with gems, and golden bracelets were tightly wedged into the flesh of her fat gloved arms.
The Frothy Bike Co is based at THEWHITESANDs and is open seven days a week.
I tried to smooth the waters by offering to make her a frothy coffee but no, not even this expansive gesture of apology was acceptable.
- Whisk the egg whites, vanilla, sugar and salt until the egg whites and sugar are completely combined and the mixture is frothy.
Mark Carney, pictured, said officials were worried that some lending by banks had been "a little frothy", with a 10% rise in consumer debt.
This is a light, frothy confection of an apocalypse story, filled with soapy drama, cringe-worthy antics, and campy horror.
4 Gently mix the frothy egg whites into the dry ingredients.
THEATRE Show Horror Rocky The Sunderland Empire The world's favourite rock 'n' roll musical is back by popular demand to thrill you once again with its frothy fun and naughty moments!