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verb as in wobble; spin around

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Legend will share some of his favorite reels to his IG Stories on Valentine’s Day.

Bank-fishingNoble started shooting carp with a recurve and drum reel when he was six, working along Utah’s Bear River with his dad.

Lori Hanna, who co-runs a popular website, says national holiday posts have successfully reeled in new visitors.

When Asghar Farhadi shook hands with Angelina Jolie two years ago at the Golden Globes awards hardline figures reeled.

Poe and Dylan Thomas both wheeled and reeled until the index finger representing each of them collapsed.

Last week the world reeled as we learned that the number of Syrian refugees had passed the two million mark.

The NSA drama has reeled in a host of global grandstanders desperate for relevancy.

The sweat of death was already on his brow as he reeled sideways, plunging blindly across the uneven tufts of grass.

Jerry reeled in his saddle, but gathered himself together and urged his horse to greater speed.

They fell against the tree stump and reeled clear again, swaying, gasping, and striking when they could.

The mayor reeled, then sprang forward with his hand outstretched for his secretary's throat.

The Spaniard reeled in his saddle; his target flew in twain; he clapped his right hand to his shoulder and drew it away—blood!


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reeled, such as: teeter, lurch, stagger, shake, falter, and stumble.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.