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roll

verb

roll

1. n. a bankroll; lots of money. I earned a roll off that last deal.
2. tv. to rob a drunkard. Those punks can’t get much money by rolling drunks.
3. n. a sustained period of luck or productivity. (see also on a roll.) The fantastic roll that this performer is on is truly exciting.
4. in. to leave, perhaps in a car. I can’t wait around any longer. Let’s roll.
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When Skipper carried him to the blanket and rolled him in, he was quickly asleep again; and he was quickly awake, out of the blanket, and padding after along the deck as Skipper paced up and down.
Skipper bent suddenly, rolled Jerry with quick toughness into the blanket, and deposited him in the hollow between two sacks of yams lashed on deck aft of the mizzenmast.
It was Lerumie, the black whom he had seen rolled on the beach by Biddy only the previous morning, who, still were recently, had kicked him on his stub of a tail, and who not more than a week before he had seen throw a rock at Terrence.
The crowd had rolled back, and were now huddled together nearly at the extremity of the street, while the soldiers had advanced no more than a third of its length.
Horses make another struggle to get up the bank, and again the coach rolls backward.
One mast was broken short off, six or eight feet from the deck, and lay over the side, entangled in a maze of sail and rigging; and all that ruin, as the ship rolled and beat - which she did without a moment's pause, and with a violence quite inconceivable - beat the side as if it would stave it in.
There was a bell on board; and as the ship rolled and dashed, like a desperate creature driven mad, now showing us the whole sweep of her deck, as she turned on her beam-ends towards the shore, now nothing but her keel, as she sprung wildly over and turned towards the sea, the bell rang; and its sound, the knell of those unhappy men, was borne towards us on the wind.
He had a singular red cap on, - not like a sailor's cap, but of a finer colour; and as the few yielding planks between him and destruction rolled and bulged, and his anticipative death-knell rung, he was seen by all of us to wave it.
By and by the black clouds rolled away and showed a blue sky overhead, with a silver moon shining sweetly in the middle of it and little stars winking merrily at Dorothy when she looked their way.
Before the door, however, the mass of anxious spectators, rolled back against the walls, had become more thick, and closed up the way.
"I told you plainly to keep yourself quiet," said D'Artagnan to Menneville, who rolled at his feet.
The clouds scarce dim the water's sheen, The moon-bathed islands wanly show, And sweet words falter to and fro -- Though the great River rolls between.
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Saffa Navid, roll number 173054, student of Vehari Divisional Public School, and Khubaib Rafique, roll number 186890, of Multan Muslim Public HSS Mumtazabad, were declared second with 1088 marks.