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verb as in swirl

verb as in whirl

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Example Sentences

Sure, I’d rather have Carolina wrens, with their swoosh like that of goth eye makeup, but the Carolina wrens that flitted around our yard in the spring apparently found it wanting and moved on.

The economy will teeter, one foot over the cliff, while members of Congress soak up the recess sun or swoosh down the ski slopes.

Her platinum bob, with its swoosh of side-brushed bangs, was eerily flawless.

A clatter and a swoosh, and a cylinder arced gracefully, catching me almost by surprise.

There came a swoosh through the night, a dull thud, a blinding flash and roar that paled the search-rays into insignificance.

The soft swoosh of the gas-turbine turned into a muffled roar.

The air was exhausted in one whistling swoosh that took with it everything loose.

The hatch crashed open and he imagined he could almost hear the swoosh of escaping air.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swoosh, such as: boil, churn, roil, twirl, whirl, and agitate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.