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rock2

rock2

pronunciation:
rak
parts of speech:
verb, noun, adjective
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part of speech: verb
inflections: rocked, rocking, rocks
definition 1: to move strongly back and forth or from side to side.
The ship rocked in the storm.
synonyms:
pitch, roll, sway, wobble
similar words:
jerk, lurch, quake, shake, swing, toss
definition 2: to move back and forth in a rocking chair.
Aunt Esther rocked as she knitted.
definition 3: to cause to move back and forth or from side to side.
I rocked the baby to sleep.
similar words:
cradle, lull
definition 4: to cause to shake hard.
Stop rocking my desk!
synonyms:
jolt, rattle, shake
similar words:
agitate, jar, jerk, sway, upset
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a form of popular music with a strong beat and usually played loudly on electronic instruments such as guitars; rock-'n'-roll.
synonyms:
rock-'n'-roll
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to rock-'n'-roll.
Who is your favorite rock star?
similar words:
pop
derivation: rockingly (adv.)
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