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synonyms for churning

  • boil
  • bubble
  • simmer
  • swirl
  • agitate
  • convulse
  • ferment
  • foam
  • froth
  • jolt
  • moil
  • seethe
  • toss
  • stir up
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  • freeze
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How to use churning in a sentence

Once plate tectonics started, however, the convective churning of the mantle would have mixed up tungsten-182 with the other four isotopes of tungsten, yielding rocks with uniformly low tungsten-182 values.
SCIENTISTS PIN DOWN WHEN EARTH’S CRUST CRACKED, THEN CAME TO LIFEHOWARD LEEMARCH 25, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The computer model also simulates how our brains process information, using the language of neuron activity and synapses, rather than the silicon-based churning CPUs in our current laptops.
THIS ‘QUANTUM BRAIN’ WOULD MIMIC OUR OWN TO SPEED UP AISHELLY FANFEBRUARY 9, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The churning also keeps oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus and other nutrients cycling through the atmosphere, oceans and rocks — and chemically transforms them into forms that living organisms can use.
HOW THE EARTH-SHAKING THEORY OF PLATE TECTONICS WAS BORNCAROLYN GRAMLINGJANUARY 13, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The churning of clients from one agency to another and the lack of will needed to stop this Sisyphean exercise is beyond frustrating.
HOMELESS NONPROFIT RUNNING NAVIGATION CENTER SLAMS CITY, EXITS CONTRACT EARLYLISA HALVERSTADTSEPTEMBER 30, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Dorothy felt very wretched, and set about churning that evening with a heavy heart.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The Boulogne boat had suddenly gone dark, and she heard the churning of the screw.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Next morning churning had again become loathsome, sweeping was hard work, and dinner was a barbarous institution.
A FOREST HEARTH: A ROMANCE OF INDIANA IN THE THIRTIESCHARLES MAJOR
The notes mingled with the churning of the screw and fell in the darkness beyond the ship's lights abroad upon the sea.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
Rather a curious feature in these parts is that most of the farms have a large wheel for churning attached to the house.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
By churning the sour milk in one or other of these ways, the butter is said to be "rich, sound, and well-flavored."
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHURNING

  • churning
  • commotion
  • discomposure
  • disturbance
  • rocking
  • stirring
  • tizzy
  • tossing
  • turbulence
  • turmoil
  • unrest
  • upheaval
  • churning
  • earthshattering
  • groundbreaking
  • profound
  • quaky
  • quivering
  • tectonic
  • tremorous
  • tremulous
  • tumultuous
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