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John Rock, Rock
n. United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984)
rock and roll, rock 'n' roll, rock
n. pitching dangerously to one side
rock candy, rock
n. hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)
rock-and-roll, rock'n'roll, rock music, rock and roll, rock 'n' roll, rock
n. a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western; "rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."
rock music, rock and roll, rock-and-roll, rock'n'roll, rock 'n' roll, rock
n. a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of Black rhythm-and-blues with White country-and-western; "rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."
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shake, sway, rock
v. move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet"
sway, rock
v. cause to move back and forth; "rock the cradle"; "rock the baby"; "the wind swayed the trees gently"
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trinket, novelty, gewgaw, gaud, bauble, bangle
n. cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
tombstone, headstone, gravestone
n. a stone that is used to mark a grave
precious stone, gem, jewel
n. a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
marker
n. some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something; "the buoys were markers for the channel"
monument, memorial
n. a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
shift, pitch, lurch
v. move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
roll
v. move, rock, or sway from side to side; "The ship rolled on the heavy seas"
writhe, worm, wrestle, squirm, wriggle, twist
v. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
nod
v. sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion; "the flowers were nodding in the breeze"
totter, seesaw, teeter
v. move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
totter, seesaw, teeter
v. move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
cant over, pitch, slant, tilt, cant
v. heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
cant over, pitch, slant, tilt, cant
v. heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
tilt, shift, wobble, careen
v. move sideways or in an unsteady way; "The ship careened out of control"
thresh, flail
v. move like a flail; thresh about; "Her arms were flailing"
toss, flip
v. lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
wave, flap, undulate, roll
v. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
pitch
v. fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
circumvolve, rotate
v. cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle"
whirl around, tumble, whirl
v. fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"
twirl, spin, birl, whirl
v. cause to spin; "spin a coin"
coil, spiral, gyrate
v. to wind or move in a spiral course; "the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action"; "black smoke coiling up into the sky"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"
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