It whirred gratefully; the clanking stopped and she tried again.
Insects hummed and shrilled, or whirred like a tiny orchestra.
They braced their feet, whirred, lifted unevenly, and sank back with a jar.
He was oblivious of the perilous steel that whirred and throbbed about him.
But when he did he swore at the lions, softly, as he whirred by.
No more for us the fluttering ...