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See definition of whirling on Dictionary.com
  • adj.swirling
  • adj.rotating

synonyms for whirling

  • revolving
  • rotating
  • spinning
  • turning
  • vertiginous
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How to use whirling in a sentence

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.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
At first I used to think the effect of so many people whirling round in the same direction dizzying and monotonous.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Our poor planet will be but a silent ghost whirling on its dark path in the starlight.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He saw the swans floating like bundles of dry paper, he saw the whirling sea-gulls, he obtained his former room.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Black Hood staggered to his feet, his brain still whirling from that blow to his head.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Now, what is this power that has formed these glorious suns and sent them whirling onward through the cycles of the ages?
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
A rope came whirling down on their heads, which was caught and held on to by Jim.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Dick Faversham still appeared outwardly calm, although his brain was whirling with excitement.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The wind that was sighing in the trees was whirling the dead leaves about in little eddies as they floated to earth.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
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WORDS RELATED TO WHIRLING

  • flapping
  • fluttering
  • tumbling
  • whipping
  • whirling
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