Definition of rile in English:

rile

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Pronunciation: /rʌɪl
 
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verb

[with object]
  • 2North American Make (water) turbulent or muddy: he’d been drinking sweet, clear water from a well, and now that water had been muddied and riled
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    • It was expected that the heavy rain would rile the water and drive the trout farther. upstream
    • The water was riled by the wind and waves and I did not feel like a morning swim in the cloudy water.

Origin

early 19th century: variant of roil.

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