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Princeton's WordNet

  1. churn, boil, moil, roil(verb)

    be agitated

    "the sea was churning in the storm"

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

  2. roil, rile(verb)

    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


  1. roil(verb)

    To annoy; to make someone angry.


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. roil(v. a.)

    make turbid

  2. roil(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. roil(v)

    make turbid, rile

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  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. 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.

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Translations for roil

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  • عكرArabic
  • ärgern, trübenGerman
  • molestar, enfurecer, enturbiarSpanish
  • samentaa, hämmentää, ärsyttääFinnish
  • troubler, irriter, fâcher, énerverFrench
  • felkavarHungarian
  • պղտորել, ջղայնացնել, խառնակել, գրգռել, թափահարելArmenian
  • rendere torbido, intorbidareItalian
  • 濁るJapanese
  • ergeren, kwaad maken, storenDutch
  • incomodar, turbar, turvar, importunar, irritarPortuguese
  • supăra, enerva, iritaRomanian
  • взбалтывать, взмутить, раздражать, сердить, взболтать, замутить, мутитьRussian
  • reta upp, irriteraSwedish
  • ย่างThai

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