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rock

noun , slang

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a usually valuable stone cut and polished for ornament

  • a trophy wife with enough rocks to open her own jewelry store
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rock

Synonyms and Antonyms of rock

1 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions

  • the boat was rocking so much that several passengers felt seasick
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2 to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side

  • the drunk rocked on his heels for a moment and then fell flat on his back
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3 to make senseless or dizzy by a blow

  • she rocked the mugger with a single punch and then ran
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Phrases Synonymous with rock

knock for a loop, knock silly

4 to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected

  • the news of the mayor's sudden death rocked the city
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knock for a loop, take aback, take by surprise

Synonym Discussion of rock

shake, agitate, rock, convulse mean to move up and down or to and fro with some violence. shake often carries a further implication of a particular purpose.
    • shake well before using
agitate suggests a violent and prolonged tossing or stirring.
    • an ocean agitated by storms
rock suggests a swinging or swaying motion resulting from violent impact or upheaval.
    • the whole city was rocked by the explosion
convulse suggests a violent pulling or wrenching as of a body in a paroxysm.
    • spectators were convulsed with laughter

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