Search Result for "roiled":
1. aroused to impatience or anger;
- Example: "made an irritated gesture"
- Example: "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"
- Example: "peeved about being left out"
- Example: "felt really pissed at her snootiness"
- Example: "riled no end by his lies"
- Example: "roiled by the delay"
[syn: annoyed, irritated, miffed, nettled, peeved, pissed, pissed off, riled, roiled, steamed, stung]
2. (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence;
- Example: "the river's roiling current"
- Example: "turbulent rapids"
[syn: churning, roiling, roiled, roily, turbulent]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Roil \Roil\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Roiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Roiling.] [Cf. OE. roilen to wander; possibly fr. OF. roeler to roll, equiv. to F. rouler. See Roll, v., and cf. Rile.] 1. To render turbid by stirring up the dregs or sediment of; as, to roil wine, cider, etc., in casks or bottles; to roil a spring. [1913 Webster] 2. To disturb, as the temper; to ruffle the temper of; to rouse the passion of resentment in; to perplex. [1913 Webster] That his friends should believe it, was what roiled him [Judge Jeffreys] exceedingly. --R. North. [1913 Webster] Note: Provincial in England and colloquial in the United States. A commoner, but less approved, form is rile. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
34 Moby Thesaurus words for "roiled": adiaphanous, aggravated, angry, annoyed, bothered, browned-off, bugged, burnt-up, chafed, cloudy, dark, disturbed, exasperated, galled, griped, grumly, impervious to light, intransparent, irked, irritated, miffed, nettled, obscure, opaque, peeved, piqued, provoked, resentful, riled, roily, ruffled, troubled, turbid, vexed