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synonyms for circling

  • encircle
  • rotate
  • surround
  • whirl
  • belt
  • cincture
  • circuit
  • circulate
  • circumscribe
  • coil
  • compass
  • curve
  • embrace
  • enclose
  • encompass
  • envelop
  • gird
  • girdle
  • gyrate
  • gyre
  • loop
  • pivot
  • revolve
  • ring
  • roll
  • round
  • spiral
  • tour
  • wheel
  • begird
  • circumduct
  • ensphere
  • hem in
  • mill around
  • wind about
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antonyms for circling

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  • let go
  • exclude
  • free
  • open
  • release
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How to use circling in a sentence

Instead of passing the sauce around in a circle, you pass it randomly to the person seated directly to your left or to your right.
CAN YOU PASS THE CRANBERRY SAUCE?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSNOVEMBER 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
If I could have broken into the circle, I think Obama and I would have been friends.
ALL THE PRESIDENT’S ‘GUYS’BEN TERRISNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
These circles don’t intersect, making it impossible to locate the third vertex of the triangle.
SOME MATH PROBLEMS SEEM IMPOSSIBLE. THAT CAN BE A GOOD THING.PATRICK HONNERNOVEMBER 18, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Maybe it’s particles moving around, maybe it’s planets in the solar system, maybe it’s as simple as something rotating on a circle.
SEARCHING SYMBOLS FOR THE RULES OF CHANGERACHEL CROWELLNOVEMBER 17, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Says freedom of speech is “falling out of favor in some circles.”
ALITO CONDEMNS OBERGEFELL IN FEDERALIST SOCIETY SPEECHBRODY LEVESQUENOVEMBER 13, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Cummings is the second key adviser to Johnson to go in the space of a day, after tensions blew up over the way the prime minister’s inner circle operates.
BORIS JOHNSON’S TOP AIDE WAS A KEY ARCHITECT OF BREXIT. BUT AS THE SPLIT LOOMS, HE’S QUITTING GOVERNMENTKDUNN6NOVEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
We told them to get up on top of the van and start spinning around in a circle.
WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM LIVING IN ANTARCTICA - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSMARISSA GRUNESNOVEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
While she has always had a close circle supporting her, she has mostly been on her own.
ONE NAME, TWO MUSICAL ACTS AND A STORY OF PRIVILEGE: HOW THE LADY A CONTROVERSY CAPTURED THE STATE OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IN 2020EMILY YAHRNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
These areas are so small that people walk to a store, people walk to a restaurant and you see the viral expansion will be a series of concentric circles.
NEW YORK’S BLOCK-BY-BLOCK LOCKDOWNS ARE CURBING COVID-19. BUT RESIDENTS AREN’T PLEASED.BEN GUARINONOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Two of the leading contenders are also current Council members — Christopher Rodriguez and Esther Sanchez — while others are coming from outside the city’s current political circle.
‘EVERY CANDIDATE IS DIFFERENT AND SO COMPLEX’: VOICES OF THE VOTERS IN OCEANSIDEKAYLA JIMENEZNOVEMBER 3, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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WORDS RELATED TO CIRCLING

  • ambit
  • area
  • circle
  • circling
  • circulation
  • circumference
  • circumnavigation
  • circumscription
  • circumvolution
  • compass
  • course
  • cycle
  • district
  • gyration
  • gyre
  • journey
  • lap
  • limit
  • line
  • orbit
  • perambulation
  • perimeter
  • periphery
  • range
  • region
  • round
  • route
  • tour
  • tract
  • turn
  • turning
  • twirl
  • way
  • wheel
  • whirl
  • wind
  • winding
  • zone
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