roll down


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Related to roll down: curtailment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.roll down - gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snowroll down - gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
come down, descend, go down, fall - move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"
Translations

w>roll down

vi (ball, person, tears)hinunterrollen or -kugeln (inf)
vt sep carthinunterrollen; windowherunterlassen
References in classic literature ?
There were days when my heart was volcanic As the scoriac rivers that roll -- As the lavas that restlessly roll Their sulphurous currents down Yaanek, In the ultimate climes of the Pole -- That groan as they roll down Mount Yaanek In the realms of the Boreal Pole.
She is beginning to cry: her heart has swelled so, the tears stand in her eyes; she gives one great sob, while the corners of her mouth quiver, and the tears roll down.
Loose stones were beginning to roll down, accompanied by patches of earth loosened by the water.
Presently we saw two big tears roll down over her cheeks.
she implored, a big tear beginning to roll down her face, and the corners of her mouth trembling in her attempts not to cry.
After what seemed to him an interminable time, during which the flames had become a veritable fiery furnace at the far side of the room, the great black managed to reach the veranda, roll down the steps, and crawl off into the cool safety of some nearby shrubbery.
He tried to drink, and revel, and swear away the memory; but often, in the deep night, whose solemn stillness arraigns the bad soul in forced communion with herself, he had seen that pale mother rising by his bedside, and felt the soft twining of that hair around his fingers, till the cold sweat would roll down his face, and he would spring from his bed in horror.
Up these they wrought their way with indescribable difficulty and peril, in a zigzag course, climbing from rock to rock, and helping their horses up after them; which scrambled among the crags like mountain goats; now and then dislodging some huge stone, which, the moment they had left it, would roll down the mountain, crashing and rebounding with terrific din.
He saw her roll down her sleeves and remove her apron -- the apron hung on a peg behind the door -- and take the bottle of oxalic acid and go with it into the bedroom.
Drunken men, they say, may roll down precipices, and be quite unconscious of any serious personal inconvenience when their reason returns.
As he does so, the tears roll down his cheeks, in the fullness of his joy.
Roll down a big hill (unless you are allergic to grass pollen of course) I made the mistake of showing my toddler how much fun rolling down a hill was.