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adjective as in swirling

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But Liberty is always dipping his shoulder, whirling around.

They all play a part in this whirling, well oiled machine, helping bring The Macallan to life.

But he was a whirling dervish of energy and could outwork his critics.

Back in July, a whirling household appliance caught her by the weave.

Cummings began whirling around with the blade, smashing a lamp.

I do not know what I think; all my thoughts seem whirling round as leaves do in brooks in the time of the spring rains.

At first I used to think the effect of so many people whirling round in the same direction dizzying and monotonous.

Our poor planet will be but a silent ghost whirling on its dark path in the starlight.

He saw the swans floating like bundles of dry paper, he saw the whirling sea-gulls, he obtained his former room.

The keen wind found me out and seemed to take joy in rushing in on me in biting gusts and then whirling away over the flat.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whirling, such as: revolving, rotating, spinning, turning, and vertiginous.

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