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roils

verb
present tense third-person singular of roil

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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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“Roils.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/roils. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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