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English verb: roil

1. roil (motion) be agitated

SamplesThe sea was churning in the storm.

ExamplesThe water roils

Synonymsboil, churn, moil

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)move

Narrower (hyponym)roll, seethe

2. roil (contact) make turbid by stirring up the sediments of


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)agitate, commove, disturb, raise up, shake up, stir up, vex

Narrower (hyponym)muddle, puddle

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