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  • as infestive
  • as inmerry
  • as inspirited
  • as inspry
  • as invivacious
  • as inagitation
  • as inconvulsion
  • as inwave

synonyms for rocking

  • cheery
  • chipper
  • convivial
  • gala
  • happy
  • hearty
  • jovial
  • joyful
  • joyous
  • jubilant
  • lighthearted
  • merry
  • peppy
  • upbeat
  • blithe
  • bouncy
  • carnival
  • carnivalesque
  • chirpy
  • festal
  • gay
  • gleeful
  • go-go
  • grooving
  • holiday
  • jocund
  • jolly
  • juiced up
  • jumping
  • mirthful
  • perky
  • snappy
  • swinging
  • zippy
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antonyms for rocking

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  • apathetic
  • depressed
  • lethargic
  • miserable
  • sad
  • serious
  • sorrowful
  • troubled
  • unhappy
  • upset
  • gloomy
  • somber
  • undecorated
  • depressed
  • disagreeable
  • gloomy
  • grave
  • sad
  • serious
  • solemn
  • tragic
  • unhappy
  • unpleasant
  • upset
  • sorrowful
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How to use rocking in a sentence

As we just said, when your opponent played rock or paper, you should play paper.
CAN YOU REACH THE BEACH?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSAUGUST 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Walking around on the surface of the Earth every day, it’s easy to forget that a superhot pool of melted rock lies deep beneath our feet.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT VOLCANOESBETHANY BROOKSHIREAUGUST 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Most suspect the balls form when airborne moss spores gain a foothold on a small rock or similar debris.
ON AN ALASKAN GLACIER, LITTLE GREEN MOSS BALLS ROLL IN HERDSBETH GEIGERJULY 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The instruments will seek signs of ancient microbes preserved in Martian rocks and soil, and help scientists decide which rocks to store for a future mission to return to Earth.
NASA’S PERSEVERANCE ROVER WILL SEEK SIGNS OF PAST LIFE ON MARSLISA GROSSMANJULY 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The fossil was pulled from roughly 110 million-year-old rocks in Alberta, Canada.
FOSSIL STOMACH REVEALS A DINOSAUR’S LAST MEALCAROLYN WILKEJULY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Over time, enough sugar crystals cling together to make a chunk of rock candy.
ROCK CANDY SCIENCE 2: NO SUCH THING AS TOO MUCH SUGARBETHANY BROOKSHIREAPRIL 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Mr. Crow was rocking back and forth on his perch, for a joke—on anybody except himself—always delighted him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
There was a very audible titter in the corner where three thoughtless young girls had squeezed themselves into one rocking-chair.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
By this time the bent figure sitting in the rocking-chair, near the coffin began to show signs of life and whimper a little.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
"It's curious how attached one gets to a dog," said Perry sagely, resuming his rocking from heel to toe and toe to heel.
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WORDS RELATED TO ROCKING

  • churning
  • commotion
  • discomposure
  • disturbance
  • rocking
  • stirring
  • tizzy
  • tossing
  • turbulence
  • turmoil
  • unrest
  • upheaval
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