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 for roily
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Roily \Roil"y\, a.
     Turbid; as, roily water.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  roily
      adj 1: (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of
             turbulence; "the river's roiling current"; "turbulent
             rapids" [syn: churning, roiling, roiled, roily,
             turbulent]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "roily":
     adiaphanous, amiss, askew, awry, cloudy, cockeyed, convulsed, dark,
     deranged, disarranged, discomfited, discomposed, disconcerted,
     dislocated, disordered, disorderly, disorganized, disturbed,
     grumly, haywire, impervious to light, in disorder, intransparent,
     misplaced, obscure, on the fritz, opaque, out of gear,
     out of joint, out of kelter, out of kilter, out of order,
     out of place, out of tune, out of whack, perturbed, roiled,
     shuffled, turbid, turbulent, unsettled, upset
  
  

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