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Verb
Present participle for to move gently to and fro or from side to side
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“The boats by the wharf would rock hypnotically on the rolling waves.”
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Present participle for to shake or cause to shake or vibrate, especially because of force or an impact
“The rickety structure would rock with every breath of air, threatening to collapse at any moment.”
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Present participle for to surprise (someone) with something unexpected
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“News of the tragic event would rock the nation.”
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Present participle for to move (a baby or young child) up and down in a playful or affectionate way
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Present participle for a dance to pop music
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Present participle for to move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps
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Present participle for to be impressive
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Present participle for to hold gently as if in a cradle
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Present participle for to strike a male in the groin with the knee
Noun
A swaying or rocking of an object around an axis parallel to the direction of motion
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Brisk stirring or disturbance of a liquid
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An unsteady movement from side to side
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A state of anxiety or nervous excitement
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Shuddering back and forth, or side to side, movements
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A violent social or political upheaval
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A shape or movement that alternatingly curves in opposite directions
Adjective
Shaking or swaying as if about to collapse
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A feeling of positivity, satisfaction, or enjoyment
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Excellent in standard or quality
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Adjective
Full of energy and enthusiasm
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