Origin of roil
OTHER WORDS FROM roilun·roiled, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH roilroil , royal
How to use roil in a sentence
It’s a question shoppers and fashion businesses are having to confront as Covid-19 roils the fashion industry.The shelter-at-home era poses a fundamental challenge to fashion|Marc Bain|December 29, 2020|Quartz
The debate over statues and monuments has roiled America in recent years, so Glenn Cantave carved out a new vision.
Moreover some on Wall Street had feared a more progressive choice would have roiled the stock market and favored heavier regulation.
Arise has been a pioneer in driving two currents roiling the American labor market.Meet the Customer Service Reps for Disney and Airbnb Who Have to Pay to Talk to You|by Ken Armstrong, Justin Elliott and Ariana Tobin|October 2, 2020|ProPublica
La Nina occurs when the surface of the Pacific Ocean cools, triggering an atmospheric chain reaction that stands to roil weather around the globe.Coffee prices could surge soon as La Nina heat scorches world’s largest crop supply|Rachel King|September 29, 2020|Fortune
The city roiled with place names signifying race trouble: Bensonhurst, Howard Beach, the Central Park Jogger, Crown Heights.The Cost: What Stop and Frisk Does to a Young Man’s Soul|Rilla Askew|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While some polling shows a majority of ordinary Thais approve of martial law, the political class is roiled with suspicion.
The liquid in the cup roiled like a sea, but none of it spilled.
And while his remarks have roiled some in the Christian establishment, their net effect can only be beneficial for the church.Pope Francis’s Injunction to Get Back to Basics May Help American Christianity|Joshua DuBois|October 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The region is being roiled by religious fanaticism; Palestinians read the papers.
The little girls drew shyly near him with eyes aglow while Mr. Sleighter's words roiled forth like a mountain flood.The Major|Ralph Connor
This roiled the temper of the Vermonter somewhat, and if I did not say anything, I had a mighty think on.Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper|Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
The hunting party had left a plain and well-trodden trail down the bank, and roiled, muddy water at the crossing.South from Hudson Bay|E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
The world might have been excused for its failure to plumb the underlying causes which roiled the waters of his soul.Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
The water rustled and roiled as if all the birds of paradise that the world contained had taken flight.Maida's Little Shop|Inez Haynes Irwin