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roil

[′rȯil]
(hydrology)
A small section of a stream, characterized by swiftly flowing, turbulent water.
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The escalating conflict in Sri Lanka between government troops and Tamil Tigers has roiled Indian politics.
A version of the smaller unit, named Posimax, was roiled out late last year by Colormax Ltd.
They turned and throbbed and roiled like a cloud of angry smoke.
Walker tells the story of how Harvard geologist Paul Hoffman has roiled his field with a new answer.
Safeco recently roiled out a new way to buy, service and sell business insurance.
The summer of 2002 has hardly been smooth sailing for the Treasury chief who is blamed for at least two major public misstatements which roiled financial markets in Brazil, precipitating at least in part the need for a major I.
Long before Argentina roiled creditors with its bond bust, international capital was shunning Latin America.
The news roiled the bond market, pushing the price of the bell-wether 30-year Treasury bond down more than 1 point, or over $10 per $1,000 bond, and boosting the yield--which moves inversely to the bond's price--above 5.
Some critics of the book have focused on this sentence and other like it as evidence that Sleeper is roiling the rhetorical waters at a time when they've been roiled quite enough.
Fisher, a 34-year-old associate at a Seattle law firm, roiled the worlds of criminal procedure and sentencing when the U.
Even while partisanship roiled elections throughout the nation, resulting in a Democratic takeover of the U.