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synonyms for whirred

  • bombinate
  • boom
  • cannonade
  • drum
  • echo
  • growl
  • grumble
  • hum
  • pattern
  • quaver
  • rattle
  • resound
  • roar
  • ruffle
  • rumble
  • rustle
  • sound
  • trill
  • whirr
  • pivot
  • revolve
  • spin
  • swivel
  • twirl
  • twist
  • whirl
  • circle
  • circumvolve
  • gyrate
  • move
  • pirouette
  • reel
  • roll
  • troll
  • trundle
  • turn
  • waltz
  • wheel
  • whirligig
  • whirr
  • circumduct
  • gyre

antonyms for whirred

MOST RELEVANT
  • soothe
  • straighten
  • untwist
  • stay
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        How to use whirred in a sentence

        Wheel-spokes whirred in the air and he saw a buggy, with the top down, rattling down another street in a cloud of dust.
        THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
        At length the car whirred up the last hill, and stopped in front of the darkened house where she was to sleep.
        MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
        It gained speed until it whirred into an invisible copper haze between them.
        THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
        It whipped around steadily, gaining speed until it whirred into an invisible copper haze.
        THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
        With that idea she grazed the shallows of reality, and her dreams whirred from the nest and left it hungrily empty.
        LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
        Something whirred above her head and she cowered, even though realizing it was only a bat.
        THE DEVIL IN IRONROBERT E. HOWARD
        Partridges whirred up in front of them, the snipe piped his shrill cry and hovered before them, then flew away unharmed.
        PONCE DE LEONWILLIAM PILLING
        An electric fan overhead whirred incessantly, and the bright, flashing blades smote his eyes with diabolical precision.
        THE HONORABLE PERCIVALALICE HEGAN RICE
        Big white moths whirred round the ivy blossoms and bats wheeled through the clearings.
        LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
        Suddenly the little instrument whirred, and clicked as its thin green tape rolled out.
        THE INVASIONWILLIAM LE QUEUX
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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