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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
rock (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to move back and forth in or as if in a cradle
2.
a) to cause to sway back and forth - a boat rocked by the waves
b) (1) to cause to shake violently
(2) to daze with or as if with a vigorous blow - a hard right rocked the contender
(3) to astonish or disturb greatly - the scandal rocked the community
3.
intransitive verb
to rouse to excitement (as by performing rock music) - rocked the crowd
1.
to become moved backward and forward under often violent impact , also to move gently back and forth
2.
to move forward at a steady pace , also to move forward at a high speed - the train rocked through the countryside
3.
to sing, dance to, or play rock music
4.
slang to be extremely enjoyable, pleasing, or effective - her new car rocks shake
rock (noun)
1.
a movement - rocking
2.
popular music usually played on electronically amplified instruments and characterized by a persistent heavily accented beat, repetition of simple phrases, and often country, folk, and blues elements
rock (noun)
1.
- distaff
2.
the wool or flax on a distaff
rock (noun)
1.
a large mass of stone forming a cliff, promontory, or peak
2.
a concreted mass of stony material , also broken pieces of such masses
3.
consolidated or unconsolidated solid mineral matter , also a particular mass of it
4.
a) something like a rock in firmness
(1) - foundation support
(2) - refuge a rock of independent thought … in an ocean of parochialism Thomas Molnar
b) something that threatens or causes disaster - often used in plural
5.
a) a flavored stick candy with color running through
b) - rock candy
6.
slang
a) - gem
b) - diamond
7.
a) a small crystallized mass of crack cocaine
b) - crack
8.
the ball used in basketball
Rock (geographical name)
river 300 (483 ) Wisconsin & Illinois flowing & into the Mississippi at Rock Island - miles kilometers S N S SW
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
rock (noun)
a usually valuable stone cut and polished for ornament
SYNONIMS:
brilliant, gemstone, jewel, rock
RELATED WORDS:
bauble, bijou, trinket; birthstone; baguette, cabochon, cameo, scarab, solitaire, teardrop; paste, rhinestone, zircon; crown jewels, jewelry
NEAR ANTONYMS:
rough
rock (verb)
1.
to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
SYNONIMS:
careen, lurch, pitch, roll, seesaw, sway, toss, wobble ( wabble)
RELATED WORDS:
blunder, buck, dodder, falter, flounder, halt, hitch, hobble, jerk, jolt, reel, shake, stagger, stumble, teeter, toddle, totter, tumble, vacillate, vibrate, waddle, waver, weave; oscillate, undulate, wag, waggle
rock (verb)
2.
to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side
SYNONIMS:
falter, rock, totter, waver, wobble ( wabble)
RELATED WORDS:
flounder, lurch, stumble, toddle; quake, quaver, quiver, shake, shudder, tremble, vibrate; careen, reel, stagger, weave
rock (verb)
3.
to make senseless or dizzy by a blow
SYNONIMS:
daze, rock
RELATED WORDS:
deaden, knock out, paralyze; benumb, numb, stupefy; bowl over, knock down; bang, bash, belt, bludgeon, bonk, bop, clobber, clock, clout, hammer, hit, paste, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smite, sock, strike, swat, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, whale; batter, beat, buffet, bung, chop, cuff, drub, mangle, maul, pelt, pummel
rock (verb)
4.
to make a strong impression on (someone) with something unexpected
SYNONIMS:
amaze, astonish, astound, bowl over, dumbfound ( dumfound), flabbergast, floor, rock, shock, startle, stun, stupefy, thunderstrike
RELATED WORDS:
befuddle, bewilder, blindside, blow away, confound, confuse, daze, discomfit, disconcert, dismay, jar, muddle, nonplus, perplex, shake up
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