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Roil 601 Words You Need to Know

Published on October 11th, 2021 | Last updated on October 11th, 2021 by | Category: 601 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Roil 601 Words You Need to Know | 111 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Roil 601 Words You Need to Know

‘rȯi(-ə)l (verb)


to stir a liquid and make it opaque and murky, make a liquid turbid by disturbing the sediment, whip, shake, mix, stir up – to make someone angry and upset, irritate, aggravate, annoy


In the middle of the investigation a heavy storm broke out which was followed by the disappearance of differences between different layers of water. Storm-induced destratification is described by cluster-analysis. Abundances of dominant species changed differently in connection with the storm. Numbers of Nitzschia sp. increased due to stirring up and roiling from the sediment surface. Numbers of single-celled or colony-forming species practically did not change.

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Parts of speech

Adjective: roily

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