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verb as in turn, circle

verb as in think about

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The story revolves around Daphne, a young American woman who has come to the city of her parents’ birth to explore her heritage.

The biggest argument for Rivers’s Hall of Fame entry revolves around his total passing yards and touchdowns.

Marketing strategy will still revolve around data, but in a different ecosystem.

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It revolves around a problem that, curiously, is both solved and unsolved, closed and open.

All those conversations we had about whether and when to become parents revolved around a future that is no longer ours.

Somehow, everything in the world has to revolve around men here, men and their parts.

Our debates about federal budgets still revolve around degrees of imposed austerity.

In the 1980s and 1990s, blockbusters were star vehicles; now they revolve around brands (Marvel Comics) and concepts (vampires).

Although many of his films revolve around a past time, Wolf is not a nostalgic.

“Prison has taught me that the world does not revolve around me,” he says.

About this centre the spheres revolve, each in a way swinging around the other.

The center wheel must revolve once in each hour, which is 61⁄2 times faster than the barrel.

The several plans I revolve in my mind do not prove, upon closer examination, feasible.

The vapours revolve, the waves spin, the giddy Naiads roll; sea and sky are livid; noises as of cries of despair are in the air.

When the current is applied, the disk will revolve in a direction relative to the position of the poles on the magnet.


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to revolve, such as: rotate, whirl, gyrate, orbit, roll, and spin.

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