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See definition of whorled on Dictionary.com
  • as inspiral
  • as inround
  • as inswirl

synonyms for whorled

  • circling
  • coiled
  • circular
  • circumvoluted
  • corkscrew
  • curled
  • radial
  • rolled
  • scrolled
  • wound
  • cochlear
  • helical
  • helicoid
  • screw-shaped
  • tendrillar
  • tortile
  • voluted
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antonyms for whorled

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  • straight
  • uncurling
  • unwinding
  • roughen
  • neglect
  • straighten
  • ruin
  • destroy
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How to use whorled in a sentence

On the other hand, the whorled character of the core can hardly fail to be recognised.
FINGER PRINTSFRANCIS GALTON
The cells composing the whorled filaments are beaded or moniliform, and are prolonged into colourless hair-like points.
AN ELEMENTARY TEXT-BOOK OF THE MICROSCOPEJOHN WILLIAM GRIFFITH
The pretty, close-whorled spirals, placed one against the other on the same level, have a very pleasing general effect.
THE LIFE OF THE FLYJ. HENRI FABRE
Here you have a choice between Leaves alternate or clustered and Leaves opposite or whorled.
MICHIGAN TREESCHARLES HERBERT OTIS
Evergreen shrubs or trees, leaves opposite or whorled, sessile, scale-like or short-linear; fruit berry-like; seeds 1-3.
TREES OF INDIANACHARLES CLEMON DEAM
They are in dense, leafy racemes, not one-sided, but rather regularly whorled.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Its slender stem varies from six to eighteen inches long, and the narrow, whorled leaves from one to two inches.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
A cultivated tree with wide-spreading, whorled, horizontal branches covered with rough bark.
TREES OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESAUSTIN C. APGAR
In the hairs of some of the foreign bats, the scales are whorled, forming very beautiful objects.
AN ELEMENTARY TEXT-BOOK OF THE MICROSCOPEJOHN WILLIAM GRIFFITH
At high elevations the leaves have a peculiar whorled appearance which gives it a different aspect from that of the other pines.
THE FORESTS OF MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARKGRENVILLE F. ALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO WHORLED

  • circling
  • circular
  • circumvoluted
  • cochlear
  • coiled
  • corkscrew
  • curled
  • helical
  • helicoid
  • radial
  • rolled
  • screw-shaped
  • scrolled
  • tendrillar
  • tortile
  • voluted
  • whorled
  • wound
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