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Their pinions flashed, spiralled and sank to rest on the wide waters.

The wind caught it again and spiralled it away into the darkness.

Darl Thomas ran headlong up the staircase that spiralled through the dim cavern.

Bob spiralled upward until they were high above the ranch, and the figures below seemed little manikins.

She straightened out, banked and spiralled but not for a second did she take a chance with her plane.

Finally, he spiralled steeply, toppled over and flew for a while with the wheels up.

A flash darted out from the ship, hitting the spiralled figure operating his mystifying weapon.

The spiralled figures turned in alarm back toward their craft.

Suddenly we spiralled violently down through the bottom of the cloud into sight of the earth again.

We spiralled down around it, looking for a landing place and trying to match our speed with its rotational velocity.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Middle French spiral, from Medieval Latin spiralis "winding, coiling" (mid-13c.), from Latin spira "coil," from Greek speira "coil, twist, wreath," from PIE *sper- "to turn, twist." Spiral galaxy first attested 1913.

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