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Definition of the verb roil
What does roil mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: roiled | roiling | roils
- be agitated
- example: The water roils
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula Verbs with the same syntax there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] There raged a fire Verbs of Existence: billow, bloom, blossom, blow, breathe, bristle, bulge, burn, cascade, corrode, decay, decompose, effervesce, erode, ferment, fester, fizz, flow, flower, foam, froth, germinate, grow, judder, mold, moult, propagate, rage, respire, ripple, rot, rust, seethe, smoke, smolder, spin, spread, sprout, stagnate, stream, suppurate, sweep, swing, tarnish, trickle, twirl, wilt, wither [Location - location, but not region] [Verb] with [Theme] The garden abounds with flowers | The garden flowered with roses [Theme] [Verb] The beer foamed | The voices echoed | Unicorns don't exist [Theme] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] A fire raged in the mountains | Flowers abound in the garden | The voices echoed through the hall [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] All through the mountains raged a fire there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] There fluttered a flag (over the fort) Verbs of Existence: bob, bow, creep, dance, drift, eddy, falter, flap, float, flutter, hover, jiggle, joggle, oscillate, pulsate, quake, quiver, revolve, rock, rotate, shake, stir, sway, swirl, teeter, throb, totter, tremble, undulate, vacillate, vibrate, waft, wave, waver, wiggle, wobble, writhe [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] The patriots waved the flag [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] A flag fluttered [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] A flag fluttered over the fort | Bees are swarming in the garden [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] In the aquarium swam a striped fish | Over the fort fluttered a flag
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of roil: boil / churn / moil
- more generic word: move = move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
- more specific words: seethe / roll = boil vigorously
- make turbid by stirring up the sediments of
Roil is a fictional character from the 1981 anime TV series Fang of the Sun Dougram.
- also known as Royle Cashim
"Roil" is an artwork by Joy Garnett.
"Roil" is a song by Kiln.
ROiL is a performance art troupe started in Portland, Maine now also based in Ithaca, New York and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. "ROiL" is not an acronym; it is a verb meaning "to render (water, wine, etc.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Roil
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The Canadian Horticulturist (1882)
Our garden Roil is a fine, porous gravel, and unless the season is cool and moist, the pea vines dry up so badly as to produce little fruit. Mulching heavily is consequently a necessity in order to save them. By doing this, we have obtained as ...
by Paul Hanson, Stan D. Wullschleger
Roil is the net effect of the biological activity of autotrophic roots and associated rhizosphere organisms plus the mineral soil heterotrophic activity of bacteria, fungi, and soil fauna. Whereas the activity of soil heterotrophic organisms is ...
Components and Techniques by Mike Schiffman
Roil is a small tool that provides strong encryption and file integrity via message digesting (hashing). Roil is written to support all of ...
by Yaḥyá al-Ṭāhir ʻAbd Allāh
A roil is a weight of nearly 450 grams.
The Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)
More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein
acerbate; anger; annoy; bother; bristle; chafe; enrage; exasperate; gall; incense; inflame; infuriate; irk; irritate; madden; miff; pique; provoke; rile; roil; ...
by Archie Hobson
roil |roil| • v. 1 [trans. ] make (a liquid) turbid or muddy by disturbing the sediment: winds roil these waters. [intrans.] (esp. ofa liquid) move in a turbulent, swirling manner: the sea ...
by Maurice Waite
roil /royl/ v. 1 make a liquid muddy by disturbing the sediment. 2 (of a liquid) move in a turbulent way. – origin perh. from Old French ruiler 'mix mortar'. roister /roy- ster/ v. (roisters, roistering, roistered) enjoy yourself or celebrate in a noisy way.
2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips
” roil (roil) vb. Technically, to roil a liquid ...
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Usage statistics about roil
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Scrabble value of R1O1I1L1
The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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