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Synonyms for roil

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  1. roilverb

    To annoy; to make someone angry.


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  1. churn, boil, moil, roilverb

    be agitated

    "the sea was churning in the storm"

    labour, dig, labor, boil, moil, seethe, rile, toil, grind, churn, travail, drudge

  2. roil, rileverb

    make turbid by stirring up the sediments of

    boil, rile, devil, nettle, chafe, vex, irritate, churn, bother, annoy, rag, nark, get to, get at, moil, gravel

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  1. roilverb

    make turbid

  2. roilverb

    [Colloquial.] vex, disturb, plague, irritate, worry, annoy, bother, molest

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  1. roilverb

    make turbid, rile

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How to use roil in a sentence?

  1. Justin Fabo:

    China has huge potential to roil markets as the nation navigates a difficult structural transition, asian trade, traditionally a bellwether for global growth, is in recession.

  2. Oprah Winfrey:

    She was our conscience. Our seer. Our truth-teller, she was a magician with language, who understood the Power of words. She used them to roil us, to wake us, to educate us and help us grapple with our deepest wounds and try to comprehend them.

  3. State John Kerry:

    It's not a coincidence that immediately prior to the civil war in Syria, the country experienced its worst drought on record. As many as 1.5 million people migrated from Syria's farms to its cities, intensifying the political unrest that was just beginning to roil and boil in the region.

  4. John LaForge:

    People like the safety for now. What would roil them a little bit and shake people out of REITs is if China and the U.S. do a trade deal.

Translations for roil

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  • عكرArabic
  • trüben, ärgernGerman
  • enturbiar, molestar, enfurecerSpanish
  • samentaa, hämmentää, ärsyttääFinnish
  • irriter, fâcher, troubler, énerverFrench
  • felkavarHungarian
  • գրգռել, թափահարել, պղտորել, ջղայնացնել, խառնակելArmenian
  • intorbidare, rendere torbidoItalian
  • 濁るJapanese
  • kwaad maken, storen, ergerenDutch
  • incomodar, importunar, turbar, turvar, irritarPortuguese
  • supăra, irita, enervaRomanian
  • мутить, взбалтывать, замутить, взболтать, сердить, раздражать, взмутитьRussian
  • irritera, reta uppSwedish
  • ย่างThai

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