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Rotation
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A swaying or oscillation of a vessel (such as a ship, aircraft, or vehicle)
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The swell or heave of the sea
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Rise and fall
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Brisk stirring or disturbance of a liquid
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The movement of an object in a circular or elliptical course
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Moving up and down like waves
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Recurring time after time
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(of space) Unenclosed or not built-up
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Marked by accolades, or having favorable opportunities
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Abundant in hills
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Falling
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Rotating
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Graceful and fluent
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Filled or well-supplied with something
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Also in metaphorical expressions, signifying fury
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Being in effective or current operation, action, or force
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Unsteady
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Ongoing, or in progress
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Having a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth
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Having a form or edge that smoothly curves in and out
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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
“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
“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
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“As the tanks roll into town, Charlotte is forced to decide whose safety matters most.”
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Present participle for to increase in speed
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Present participle for to travel, usually with some measurable distance
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Present participle for follow a course that forms a loop or loops
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Present participle for to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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Present participle for to drive in a leisurely manner in an automobile
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(informal) Present participle for to move or depart hastily
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Present participle for roll a ball down a lane
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(especially of waves) Present participle for to sweep or splash in a particular direction
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Going head over heels
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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 make a low rumbling sound
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Present participle for walk or behave in a very confident and arrogant or self-important way
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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 move or cause to move from side to side or back and forth
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(of a boat) Present participle for to be overturned in the water
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Present participle for to think about deeply or seriously
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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 protrude or extend outwardly
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Present participle for to make or give a flat and even surface to
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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 enjoy oneself or celebrate in a noisy or boisterous way
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Present participle for wrap up, cover, or surround completely
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Present participle for to strike (someone) so as to make them fall down
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Present participle for to function in an expected or specified manner
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Present participle for place in an archive
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Present participle for to capture as a picture, image or photograph
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Present participle for be in or move into a sloping position
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