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I revolved after she was gone all that my brother and sister had said.

THE history Vargrave had heard he revolved much when he retired to rest.

And then, as he revolved the problem in his mind, a sudden light came to him.

With his powerful hands he revolved it quickly until it was hard up.

He revolved slowly on his heels, keeping the end of the tube on the sky-line.

There was a great wheel, which revolved on an axis, like a vertical mill wheel.

He would be knocked clean off the pivot on which he's revolved these thirty years.

Meade revolved the chair next to him at the table, so that Cadogan had only to fall into it.

The diamonds, then, constituted the pivot on which his thoughts now revolved.

He revolved various projects for accomplishing this purpose, in his mind.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to change direction, bend around, turn (the eyes) back," from Old French revolver and directly from Latin revolvere "roll back, unroll, unwind; happen again, return; go over, repeat," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + volvere "to roll" (see volvox). In 15c., "to turn over (in the mind or heart), meditate." Meaning "travel around a central point" first recorded 1660s (earlier "cause to travel in an orbit around a central point," mid-15c.). Related: Revolved; revolving.

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