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noun as in circular motion

verb as in go around, make go around

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There are days as a PR person you’re going out there and, yes, you cherry-pick facts to put the best spin on stuff.

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Judges often guess the number of flips or spins based on how long the athlete stayed in the air and what position he or she landed in.

However, we found that15 LHPs generally have had lower spin rates on their pitches, both fastballs and off-speed pitches.

Pitcher Caleb Smith has elite spin and movement, allowing him to strike out better than a batter per inning for his three-year career.

Cisco’s social media strategists have however put a new spin on the B2B Snapchat social media experience.

The effort to sterilize his image first began when Epstein hired Los Angeles-based spin doctors Sitrick Co.

Although he brings a Western spin to things, he seems equally inspired by the local sense of style.

Spin control began, Florida-style: the opinion only covers some counties, some people, some times.

David Greenberg at Rutgers University has a book coming out next year on political spin.

Aaron Paul may play a young Han Solo in the first Star Wars spin-off.

You can probably realize just how headquarters would take the sort of yarn we'd spin if we dashed in and told them the truth.

"Let us go down the shore a bit," suggested Jack to Pepper and Andy, and the three joined hands for the spin.

The women of the interior spin and weave for their household, and they also embroider very beautifully.

Neither of us had the advantage for the moment, so I went in for a quick wristlock and spin.

It was as if she could spin it out by interposing between the moment and its end a series of insignificant acts.


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On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spin, such as: spiral, twist, circuit, gyration, revolution, and roll.

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