Synonyms

1. counter-drill

verb. drill in an opposite direction.

Synonyms

  • drill

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Words that Rhyme with Rock Drill

  • quenneville
  • gaitskill
  • pudwill
  • overbill
  • mcmil
  • mcdill
  • macdill
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  • grabill
  • goodwill
  • gambill
  • fulfill
  • downhill
  • distill
  • distil
  • courville
  • brizill
  • brazil
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  • bastille
  • waddill
  • uphill
  • until
  • tamil
  • tallil
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  • refill
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2. rock-steady

adjective. consistent in performance or behavior.

Synonyms

  • steady-going
  • dependable

Antonyms

  • uneven
  • unstable
  • agitated

3. drill

verb. ['ˈdrɪl'] make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool.

Synonyms

  • bore
  • counter-drill
  • spud
  • trepan

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

Etymology

  • drillen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

4. drill

verb. ['ˈdrɪl'] train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons.

Synonyms

  • prepare
  • train
  • educate

Antonyms

  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string
  • abstain

Etymology

  • drillen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

5. drill

verb. ['ˈdrɪl'] learn by repetition.

Synonyms

  • study
  • take
  • practice
  • read
  • exercise
  • practise

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • disclaim
  • outgo
  • stay

Etymology

  • drillen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

6. drill

noun. ['ˈdrɪl'] (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms.

Synonyms

  • preparation
  • grooming

Antonyms

  • walk
  • automatic
  • white-collar

Etymology

  • drillen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

7. drill

verb. ['ˈdrɪl'] teach by repetition.

Synonyms

  • ram down
  • learn
  • instill
  • teach
  • instruct
  • drill in
  • beat in
  • inculcate
  • infuse

Antonyms

  • sell
  • refrain
  • lose
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • drillen (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

8. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.

Synonyms

  • petrifaction
  • concretion
  • outcrop
  • sill
  • outcropping
  • stepping stone
  • crystal
  • clastic rock
  • stone
  • xenolith
  • calculus
  • crystallization
  • chondrite
  • whin
  • whinstone
  • boulder
  • pebble
  • intrusion
  • rock outcrop
  • tor
  • natural object
  • bedrock
  • wall rock
  • achondrite

Antonyms

  • unworldly
  • mental
  • achromatic
  • please

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

9. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust.

Synonyms

  • emery stone
  • caliche
  • limestone
  • matrix
  • shingling
  • material
  • marble
  • metamorphic rock
  • quartzite
  • greisen
  • emery rock
  • aphanite
  • crushed rock
  • stone
  • road metal
  • gravel
  • dolomite
  • sedimentary rock
  • igneous rock
  • sima
  • pudding stone
  • pumice
  • calc-tufa
  • pumice stone
  • mineral
  • tufa
  • claystone
  • conglomerate
  • magma
  • fieldstone
  • sial

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • uncombined
  • disunion
  • disappear

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

10. rock

verb. ['ˈrɑːk'] move back and forth or sideways.

Synonyms

  • shake
  • swag
  • sway
  • totter
  • roll
  • move back and forth

Antonyms

  • depress
  • stand still
  • strengthen
  • ride

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

Example sentences of the word rock-drill


1. Noun Phrase
At each mark, use a rock drill to cut a series of holes in a circle and inside the circle.

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