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What is another word for roil?

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To rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically, sometimes violently
“I sit awake in the night, watching the sea roil, listening to the stones roll in the surf, longing to move into one of these lonely houses.”
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To render turbid by stirring up the dregs or sediment of
“They were scooping out depressions by tail action so vigorously applied as to roil the clear water above them.”
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To form or contain a rising or overflowing mass of small bubbles
“A thick black mass of clouds has appeared on the horizon, and the ocean is starting to roil and froth.”
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To cause to become angry
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“The President wished to avoid complicating this core objective by carrying out at the same time a quest for intelligence consolidation that was bound to roil the military brass.”
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To cause to become agitated or bothered
“She felt the dark curtain of gloom roil her again.”
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To shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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To physically agitate or stir up
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