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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 roil /ˈrɔɪ(ə)l, ||ˈraɪ(ə)l/
 (vt.)徹底攪拌,攪渾,使焦急(vi.)動盪

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Roil, v. i.
 1. To wander; to roam. [Obs.]
 2. To romp. [Prov. Eng.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Roil v. t. [imp. & p. p. Roiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Roiling.]
 1. To render turbid by stirring up the dregs or sediment of; as, to roil wine, cider, etc. , in casks or bottles; to roil a spring.
 2. To disturb, as the temper; to ruffle the temper of; to rouse the passion of resentment in; to perplex.
    That his friends should believe it, was what roiled him [Judge Jeffreys] exceedingly.   --R. North.
 Note:Provincial in England and colloquial in the United States. A commoner, but less approved, form is rile.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 roil
      v 1: be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm" [syn: churn,
            boil, moil]
      2: make turbid by stirring up the sediments of [syn: rile]