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roil

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of roil

  1. 1 to be in a state of violent rolling motion the waters of the gulf tossed and roiled as the hurricane surged toward the shore Synonyms of roil boil, churn, moil, seetheWords Related to roil reel, spin, swirl, whirl; agitate, stirNear Antonyms of roil abate, calm, subside

  2. 2 to make angry the clerk's brusque refusal of her request roiled her enough to prompt a complaint to his supervisor Synonyms of roil enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, ire, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, anger, steam up, tick offWords Related to roil affront, aggravate, annoy, burn (up), cross, exasperate, get, huff, irritate, miff, nettle, offend, peeve, pique, provoke, put out, ruffle, vex; antagonize, embitter, envenomNear Antonyms of roil allay, assuage, relieve; comfort, console, soothe; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate; calm, lull, quiet, settle; beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, disarm, enchantAntonyms of roil delight, gratify, please



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