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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of roll.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. rolled up and secured
- adj. uttered with a trill
- adj. especially of petals or leaves in bud; having margins rolled inward
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Then, again, grains are rolled and crushed, as, for example, _cracked wheat_ and _rolled oats.
_standing rib roast_ or taken out and the meat then rolled and fastened together with skewers to make a _rolled roast_.
She liked the way her name rolled off his tongue, as if he were savoring every letter.
The word rolled right out, like a marble from a jar, a single syllable, irretrievable, irrevocable.
My pulse jumped at the delicious way my name rolled off his tongue.
His name rolled off her silken tongue and made his heart grin.
The word rolled off his tongue casually, but its effect was immediate.
Calling Bullet “Daddy” used to conjure up images of her father and it was hard to say, but the word rolled off her tongue with ease now.
The name rolled perfectly from his tongue, something to savor in the dark of night.
Home—the word rolled off her tongue with strange ease.
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