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riley

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1 feeling or showing anger
  • some visibly riley people were lined up in the customer service department

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2 having visible particles in liquid suspension
  • take care not to stir up the bottom of the stream when you fill the dipper, or your water will be riley

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The first known use of riley was in 1805

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“Riley.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/riley. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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