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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


Synonymsrile


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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