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roily

[ roi-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF roily
  • adj.turbid
  • adj.rough

Synonyms for roily

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROILY

The grass very tender and succulent, the streams full and roily.

The water was not roily, but of a rich coffee-color, from the leachings of the woods.

No; I need a buckler till all this roily water subsides and clears.

His own thoughts were as that roily pool where he had ducked the old man in the darkness.

The water was choppy and roily, the canoe bobbed a good deal, the anchors dragged, and we did not see any fish.

Then the Sioux plunged their feverish faces into the roily water and drank as eagerly as the ponies.

He climbed out, shook himself and sent a roily spray flying in all directions.

Roily is built on a hill, or, rather, on a mound which overlooks a great stretch of prairie.

How his roily thoughts would run clear; how the sediment would go downstream!

Wind, rain, roily, shoaly seas breaking clear over the ship across decks drove Cook out from land to deeper water.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ROILY

muddy

adjectivedark and cloudy

turbid

adjectivecloudy
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