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synonyms for swirling

  • boil
  • churn
  • roil
  • twirl
  • whirl
  • agitate
  • coil
  • crimp
  • crisp
  • curl
  • eddy
  • purl
  • roll
  • snake
  • surge
  • swoosh
  • whirlpool
  • whorl
  • wriggle
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antonyms for swirling

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  • straighten
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How to use swirling in a sentence

Thereafter we were buffeted like chips in the swirling maw of a whirlpool; we fought our way rod by rod.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
With a gasp she felt herself falling straight down through a swirling vortex of sensation, to the very sand-bed of the stream.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Once or twice they ran into heavy thunderstorms that turned dried-up streams into rushing torrents of muddy swirling waters.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
The miner examined the remainder and then gave it more water and more swirling around in the pan.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
A mechanical piano in a further room drummed out hideous dance-music to swirling groups in frank abandon.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
A fumbling hand reached up and missed; the light was nearly gone now, in a swirling cloud of venomous smoke.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
I also noticed that the river was becoming strangely agitated, and was swirling along at ever-increasing speed.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
We can see it, far off, partly surrounded by the swirling water like a little black island.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
The pirate reached for it, but at that moment the sampan went down and left him swirling in the water.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
The eddying, swirling, hissing water was dragging at her feet.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S PURSUITBURT L. STANDISH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SWIRLING

  • bouncing
  • bouncy
  • bulgy
  • distended
  • ebbing and flowing
  • heaving
  • puffy
  • rippling
  • rising
  • rising and falling
  • rolling
  • swelling
  • swirling
  • swollen
  • undulating
  • waving
  • wavy
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