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Synonyms for rock

Synonyms for rock

to move vigorously from side to side or up and down

to move to and fro violently

to cause to move to and fro violently

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United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984)

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(figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable

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hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)

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pitching dangerously to one side

move back and forth or sideways

cause to move back and forth

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The river was confined between high and cragged rocks, one of which impended above the spot where the canoe rested.
Theodule glacier, and fall headlong over precipitous rocks till they lose themselves in the mazes of the Gorner glacier.
But, when I drew near, the likeness to the face of a woman faded away, and I saw nothing before me but rugged heaps of piled-up rock.
And when the Doctor came running up to him, he found the dog staring into a big, deep hole in the middle of the rock.
Then Dantes rose more agile and light than the kid among the myrtles and shrubs of these wild rocks, took his gun in one hand, his pickaxe in the other, and hastened towards the rock on which the marks he had noted terminated.
Then seizing two strong spears I took my stand on the ship's bows, for it was there that I expected first to see the monster of the rock, who was to do my men so much harm; but I could not make her out anywhere, though I strained my eyes with looking the gloomy rock all over and over.
At this instant the three friends turned, in spite of themselves, a last look on the rock, upon the menacing figure which pursued them and now stood out with a distinctness still.
Years had changed the more perishable features of the scene; but rock and iron yield slowly to the influence of time.
and with this he ducked beneath the foliage, and slipping down the trunk, stood in a moment at least fifty feet beneath me, upon the broad shelf of rock from which sprung the tree he had descended.
There is nothing left, Miss Temple,” he said, “but to lower you from this place to the rock beneath.
Beyond this rock they passed the mouth of a river on the right bank of the Columbia, which appeared to take its rise in a distant mountain covered with snow.
Kaa, the big Rock Python, had changed his skin for perhaps the two-hundredth time since his birth; and Mowgli, who never forgot that he owed his life to Kaa for a night's work at Cold Lairs, which you may perhaps remember, went to congratulate him.
Their bed of withered oak leaves was strewn upon the small level space, at the foot of a rock, situated near the summit of one of the gentle swells by which the face of the country is there diversified.
Close to us was the high thin pinnacle of rock which I believe I mentioned earlier in this narrative.
The four travelers passed through the rest of the forest in safety, and when they came out from its gloom saw before them a steep hill, covered from top to bottom with great pieces of rock.