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Roil   Listen
Roil  v. t.  (past & past part. roiled; pres. part. roiling)  
To render turbid by stirring up the dregs or sediment of; as, to roil wine, cider, etc., in casks or bottles; to roil a spring.
To disturb, as the temper; to ruffle the temper of; to rouse the passion of resentment in; to perplex. "That his friends should believe it, was what roiled him (Judge Jeffreys) exceedingly." Note: Provincial in England and colloquial in the United States. A commoner, but less approved, form is rile.

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Words linked to "Roil" :   raise up, rile, move, muddle, roll, seethe, moil, disturb, shake up, vex, boil, stir up, churn, commove

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