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roiled

adjective

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1 feeling or showing anger
  • he waited until he wasn't so obviously roiled before voicing a complaint to the manager

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2 having visible particles in liquid suspension
  • the roiled water made more difficult the work of the divers searching the river for the missing canoeists

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roiled

verb
past tense of roil

Synonyms & Antonyms of roiled (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 to make angry
  • the clerk's brusque refusal of her request roiled her enough to prompt a complaint to his supervisor

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“Roiled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/roiled. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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