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Adjective
Rotating, turning or twisting around
“I leave the rolling vines behind on my last day in Santa Province as I enter yet another magnificent landscape.”
Adjective
Moving in an undulating or wavy motion
“To the sea I am bound, alone but free of the ground, sailing along with the sea and the rolling waves.”
Adjective
Occurring or progressing continuously or systematically
“This updating is done on a rolling schedule, where the impact of the actual transactions on the master schedule is captured from one period to the next.”
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Extending over, or covering, a long, continuous space, curve or scope
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Marked by accolades, or having favorable opportunities
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Abundant in hills
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That falls or fall
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Circling
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Tending to flow freely, such as of a liquid
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Filled or well-supplied with something
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Also in metaphorical expressions, signifying fury
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Having a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth
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Being in effective or current operation, action, or force
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Tending to move unsteadily from side to side
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Ongoing, or in progress
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Having a form or edge that smoothly curves in and out
Noun
A heaving or undulating motion, especially of a body of water
“In the bonds of the ocean, forever confined, will be the rolling of the waves.”
Noun
An act or state of rocking or lurching in movement
“It may be permitted to sit upright, so secured as to prevent its being thrown from side to side by the rolling of the carriage.”
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An act or state of turning or rotating
“The rolling of the wheels on the rails is secured by the presence of wheel flanges.”
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Brisk stirring or disturbance of a liquid or substance
Noun
The movement of an object in a circular or elliptical course
Verb
Present participle for to move (something) by turning over and over on an axis
“The gods had condemned him to ceaselessly roll a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight.”
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Present participle for to wrap (something) round on itself to form into a spherical or cylindrical shape
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“He grabbed his backpack and started to roll the map back up for safekeeping.”
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Present participle for to form or shape into a ball
“Dogs don't care if you roll your socks up and leave them under the couch.”
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Present participle for to move, or cause to move, in a circle around an axis
“If a planet has an area of extra mass in one spot, it will actually roll on its axis so that mass is closer to the equator.”
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Present participle for to flatten (something) by passing a roller over it or by passing it between rollers
“On a lightly floured surface, roll the pastry into a rectangle.”
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Present participle for to make a loud, deep, resonant sound
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“While listening to the rain tap on the bedroom window and thunder roll in the distance, Jerrah thought about what Cal had said.”
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Present participle for to move around or sideways unsteadily
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“More water would come in through the gun ports, and the ship would roll more deeply and become less and less able to right herself.”
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Present participle for to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
“We start a new diet or some other new, healthy habit with great enthusiasm but lose steam as the days roll by.”
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Present participle for to flow or move in a stream
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“The Princess stopped crying and looked prettily up at the shopkeeper, letting just one tear roll down her cheek.”
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Present participle for to move or push (a wheeled object)
“Today, you can still step right off the train and roll your suitcase up the flower-lined path to the hotel.”
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(of waves, smoke, cloud, or fog) Present participle for to move or flow forward with an undulating motion
“This mist would roll over the edge and envelop a little of the high plateau in its clammy folds.”
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Present participle for to move along or travel on wheels or rollers
“As the tanks roll into town, Charlotte is forced to decide whose safety matters most.”
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Present participle for to move or cause to move into a sloping position
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Present participle for to flow (noisily) in a stream
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Present participle for to move or progress with great haste
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Present participle for to gush out in a sudden and forceful stream
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Present participle for to consider or give serious or careful thought to
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Present participle for to increase in speed
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Present participle for to use force in an attempt to move something
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Present participle for to drive in a leisurely manner in an automobile
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Present participle for to turn over or capsize an object or container
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Present participle for to walk in a very confident, arrogant, or self-important way
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Present participle for to roll a ball down a lane
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Present participle for to fall down or over, especially suddenly
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Present participle for to be convincingly victorious over
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Present participle for to steal from someone or a place using threats or violence
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Present participle for to move or squirm around restlessly
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Present participle for to move, usually over long distances
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Present participle for to tie or roll up (a number of things) together as though into a parcel
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Present participle for to walk or move in a leisurely or aimless way
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Present participle for to start, usually something exciting
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Present participle for to enjoy oneself in a lively or boisterous way
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Present participle for to capture on film as part of a series of moving images
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Present participle for to protrude or extend outwardly
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Present participle for to make smooth or glossy by applying surface pressure
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(of a small bird or an insect) Present participle for to make a short, sharp, high-pitched sound
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Present participle for to wrap up, cover, or surround completely
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Present participle for to function in an expected or specified manner
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