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Another word for rock

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Verb
  1. To move vigorously from side to side or up and down

      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. To move forward along a surface by revolving on an axis or by repeatedly turning over.
      2. To travel or be moved on wheels or rollers:
      3. To travel around; wander:
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To raise or lift, especially with great effort or force:
      2. To throw (a heavy object) with great effort; hurl:
      3. To throw or toss:
    See also:

    repetition

  2. To move to and fro violently

      1. To move back and forth or to and fro, especially rhythmically and rapidly:
      2. To progress in a given direction while moving back and forth rapidly:
      3. To be in a state of great activity, excitement, or agitation:
      1. To shake involuntarily, as from excitement or anger; quake.
      2. To feel fear or anxiety:
      3. To vibrate or quiver:
      1. To cause to move from side to side or up and down with jerky movements:
      2. To cause to tremble, vibrate, or rock:
      3. To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
      1. To shake or tremble, as from instability or shock.
      2. To shiver or shudder, as with cold or from strong emotion.
      3. An instance of quaking.
    See also:

    repetition

  3. To cause to move to and fro violently

      1. To cause to move from side to side or up and down with jerky movements:
      2. To cause to tremble, vibrate, or rock:
      3. To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
      1. To shake or agitate violently:
      2. To disturb or upset severely:
      3. To affect with irregular and involuntary muscular contractions; throw into convulsions.
      1. A vessel or device in which cream or milk is agitated to separate the oily globules from the caseous and serous parts, used to make butter.
      2. Turbulence or agitation:
      3. To agitate or stir (milk or cream) in order to make butter.
      1. To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
      2. To upset; disturb:
      3. To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
  4. To impair or destroy the composure of

    See also:

    calm

Another word for rock

Noun
  1. A solidified form of earth

  2. A piece of rock, sense 1

  3. Anything firm or solid

    See also:

    foundation

Verb
      1. To move or rotate with an uneven or rocking motion or unsteadily from side to side.
      2. To tremble or quaver:
      3. To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
      1. To quiver, as from weakness; tremble.
      2. To speak in a quivering voice; utter a quivering sound.
      3. To produce a trill on an instrument or with the voice.
      1. To shake with a slight, rapid, tremulous movement.
      2. To tremble, as from cold or strong emotion.
      3. The act or motion of quivering.
      1. To swing back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm.
      2. To waver, as between conflicting opinions or courses of action; vacillate:
      3. To vary between alternate extremes, usually within a definable period of time.
      1. To move in waves or with a smooth, wavelike motion:
      2. To have a wavelike appearance or form:
      3. To increase and decrease in volume or pitch.
      1. To shake involuntarily, as from excitement or anger; quake.
      2. To feel fear or anxiety:
      3. To vibrate or quiver:
      1. To shake or agitate violently:
      2. To disturb or upset severely:
      3. To affect with irregular and involuntary muscular contractions; throw into convulsions.
      1. To shake or tremble, as from instability or shock.
      2. To shiver or shudder, as with cold or from strong emotion.
      3. An instance of quaking.
      1. To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner:
      2. To cause to jiggle.
      3. A jiggling motion.
      1. To move or dislodge with a sudden, hard blow; strike heavily or jarringly:
      2. To cause to move jerkily:
      3. To put into a specified condition by or as if by a blow:
      1. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
      2. To put (something) roughly in a place:
      3. To push someone or something with force.
      1. To cause to move from side to side or up and down with jerky movements:
      2. To cause to tremble, vibrate, or rock:
      3. To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To move forward along a surface by revolving on an axis or by repeatedly turning over.
      2. To travel or be moved on wheels or rollers:
      3. To travel around; wander:
      1. To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
      2. To upset; disturb:
      3. To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. To move back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above.
      2. To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm:
      3. To move laterally or in a curve:
      1. To sway as if about to fall.
      2. To appear about to collapse:
      3. To walk unsteadily or feebly; stagger.
      1. A device, such as a cylinder, spool, or frame, that turns on an axis and is used for winding and storing rope, tape, film, or other flexible materials.
      2. A cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod to let out or wind up the line.
      3. The quantity of wire, film, or other material wound on one reel.
      1. To move back and forth or to and fro, especially rhythmically and rapidly:
      2. To progress in a given direction while moving back and forth rapidly:
      3. To be in a state of great activity, excitement, or agitation:
      1. To swing back and forth or to and fro.
      2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      3. To incline toward change, as in opinion or feeling:
    See also:

    wave

Idioms:

    on-the-rocks

  1. bankrupt, destitute, impoverished;

    • on-the-rocks

    • in ruins, foundered, in a shambles;

      • on-the-rocks