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Definition 1: moisten or soil - [verb of change]

Samples where moil or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her tears moiled the letter

(moil is a kind of ...) stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance

Definition 2: be agitated - [verb of motion]

Samples where moil or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the sea was churning in the storm

Synonyms for moil in the sense of this definition

(moil is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(... is a kind of moil ) boil vigorously

"The liquid was seething" "The water rolled"

Samples where moil or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She was digging away at her math homework
  • Lexicographers drudge all day long

Synonyms for moil in the sense of this definition

(moil is a kind of ...) be employed

"Is your husband working again?" "My wife never worked" "Do you want to work after the age of 60?" "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money" "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"

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