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Synonyms for riffleˈrɪf əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ripple, rippling, riffle, wavelet(noun)

    a small wave on the surface of a liquid

    ripple, rippling, riffle, wavelet

  2. riffle(verb)

    shuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners

    ripple, rippling, wavelet

  3. flick, ruffle, riffle(verb)

    twitch or flutter

    "the paper flicked"

    thumb, ripple, tittup, click, sashay, swagger, riff, leaf, cock, riffle, pleat, mix, flip, ruffle up, shuffle, snap, fluff, strut, flicker, ruffle, mess up, jerk, prance, cockle, flick, rumple, undulate

  4. flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff(verb)

    look through a book or other written material

    "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"

    thumb, pitch, throw, twitch, click, toss, flip over, switch, turn over, flick, riff, leaf, tack, alternate, riffle, flip, ripple, interchange, snap, flip-flop, flip out, flicker, hitch, ruffle, finger, jerk, cockle, sky, hitchhike, undulate

  5. ripple, ruffle, riffle, cockle, undulate(verb)

    stir up (water) so as to form ripples

    prance, flick, mix, flip, tittup, shuffle, rumple, ruffle up, ripple, cock, roll, sashay, flap, babble, knit, leaf, swagger, strut, pleat, riffle, gurgle, riff, cockle, burble, thumb, wave, crumple, pucker, ruffle, mess up, guggle, undulate, fluff, bubble

  6. riffle(verb)

    shuffle (playing cards) by separating the deck into two parts and riffling with the thumbs so the cards intermix

    undulate, leaf, thumb, ripple, flip, flick, ruffle, riff, cockle

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List of paraphrases:

rapids, rapid, rifle


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