Thesaurus / whirligig
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It is so dark I can't tell which way she is swinging till she is coming around like a whirligig.'

Life On The Mississippi, CompleteMark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

And thus and thus it goes, with the whirligig of Sunday newspaper criticism spinning out the tastes of the reading public.

Then the exciting and dangerous "whirligig" would be suffered to possess its moment of notice.

The PioneersJames Fenimore Cooper

She set it down and stooped forward, turning the bowl as if it were a whirligig.

A Treasury of Eskimo TalesClara Kern Bayliss

Truly the whirligig of time brings in some strange revenges.

But what a Nemesis the whirligig of time has brought around with it!

Falling in LoveGrant Allen

It made them so dizzy to come down in that whirligig fashion, that they staggered about when they tried to stand.

The chief engineer seemed nonplused, like a slow man invited to catch hold of a whirligig of some sort.

End of the TetherJoseph Conrad

The fortunes these women have poured into this whirligig of chance will never be computed.

The Lure of the MaskHarold MacGrath

For each dead man Dravot pours a little milk on the ground and waves his arms like a whirligig, and 'That's all right,' says he.

WORDS RELATED TO WHIRLIGIG

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