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See definition of eddying on Dictionary.com
  • as inroll
  • as insurge
  • as inswirl
  • as inturn
  • as inwhirl
  • as inbubble

synonyms for eddying

  • alternate
  • bowl
  • circle
  • coil
  • curve
  • drape
  • drive
  • eddy
  • elapse
  • enfold
  • entwine
  • envelop
  • flow
  • fold
  • follow
  • furl
  • gyrate
  • gyre
  • impel
  • pass
  • pirouette
  • pivot
  • propel
  • reel
  • rock
  • rotate
  • run
  • spin
  • spiral
  • succeed
  • swaddle
  • swathe
  • swirl
  • swivel
  • trundle
  • twirl
  • twist
  • undulate
  • wheel
  • whirl
  • wind
  • wrap
  • be in sequence
  • circumduct
  • go around
  • go past
  • swing around
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antonyms for eddying

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  • dissuade
  • fail
  • free
  • halt
  • hold
  • let go
  • precede
  • repress
  • stand
  • stop
  • straighten
  • uncover
  • untwist
  • unwrap
  • collect
  • gather
  • pile
  • stabilize
  • steady
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How to use eddying in a sentence

That is, our thoughts are the results of syncopated patterns of noise that emerge like eddies from a turbulent stream.
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Above, great standard electric lamps shed their white glare upon the eddying throng casting a myriad of grotesque shadows.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
On the outermost corner of the structure, overlooking the eddying, foaming bend of the San Juan, rose the isolated tower.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
The eddying, swirling, hissing water was dragging at her feet.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S PURSUITBURT L. STANDISH
Whirling round rapidly in eddying flocculi, they quickly tailed away to the north, evaporating and disappearing.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
There are strata, there are eddying air-currents which rend the curtain or shred the massing vapors.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Henrietta had recovered from her attack of penitence, and was again floating on the eddying current of excitement.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
What utopian dreams were whispered into ears into which the eddying waters were intoning a refrain!
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
Sifting and eddying on the swaying floor went the rhythmic whirlpool of dancers.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The first flake or flakelet that reached me was a mere white speck that came idly circling and eddying to the ground.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
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