Origin of roil
OTHER WORDS FROM roilun·roiled, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH roilroil , royal
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This flood of new talent also arrives in the middle of an ongoing debate — roiling just outside the industry’s gates — about whether these exclusionary practices harm innovation.Gen Z women are breaking into the venture capital boy’s club|Nitasha Tiku|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
In Congo, you can spend a night on the summit of Mount Nyiragongo and peer down into a roiling molten cauldron, among the most spectacular lava lakes on Earth.In East Africa, mountain gorillas and a new paradigm for wildlife travel|Henry Wismayer|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
Made by History will make clear, however, that many of the debates roiling society today are the same struggles that we’ve had throughout American history.
The internal fight is roiling tensions on the board that manages the Water Authority, which is made up of representatives from 24 smaller water authorities within San Diego County.Morning Report: San Diego Missed the Signs in Sports Arena Deal|Voice of San Diego|April 14, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Though the problem has roiled San Diego and Tijuana for decades, county officials had previously not taken this step.
And contemporaneous observers predicted that South Africa would fracture, that a civil war would roil for the next decade.Nelson Mandela Was Undeniably Great But He Doesn’t Need a Halo|Michael Moynihan|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Like it or not, ethnicity, assimilation and wages are the same the currents that roil immigration.Supreme Court on Gay Marriage, Voting Rights, and More|Lloyd Green|June 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A year after the fall of Col. Muammar Gaddafi, violence continues to roil Libya, heightening fears that the revolution could fail.
The poet Mary Oliver tells us to row, row into the swirl and roil.David McCullough at Wellesley Commencement: ‘You Are Not Special’ (Video)|The Daily Beast|June 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And markets in the U.K., Germany, France, Spain, Japan, and China continue to roil.Mark McKinnon: Why the Euro Crisis Matters to Americans|Mark McKinnon|June 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So saying, he drew a thick roil of documents from beneath his pillow, and placed it in his son's hands.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
The house being near the head, there will not water enough get into the spring, in any storm, to roil the water.Soil Culture|J. H. Walden
He said boast an roil, an he meant roast an boil em, didnt he?The Bobbsey Twins at Cedar Camp|Laura Lee Hope
There we should find the slanderous Blacow, and at the head of the muster-roil might be placed Slop.Pamphlets and Parodies on Political Subjects|William Hone
I know you told me not to roil round and so forth, but I knew you didn't mean it.The Little Warrior|P. G. Wodehouse