churning


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moving with or producing or produced by vigorous agitation

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(of a liquid) agitated vigorously

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The fact that it was churning day was another reason why it was inconvenient to have the whittaws, and why, consequently, Mrs.
The transparent windows with the fire and light, looking so bright and warm from the cold darkness out of doors, were soon gone, and again we were crushing and churning the loose snow.
Her crew fell twisting and screaming through the air to the water far below, while the cruiser, her propellers still madly churning, dived swiftly headforemost after them to the bottom of the Sea of Omean.
When the Spaniards came down from their drinking, a fight ensued, the two parties churning up the sand, and driving each other into the surf.
To think," she moaned, "that after having ruled as Queen, and lived in a palace, I must go back to scrubbing floors and churning butter again
As a result, off the horizontal, the churning of his legs no longer sustained him, and he went down and under perpendicularly.
He saw a brown shoulder and a black head silhouetted against the churning white of the lagoon.
But when I'm home in Kansas I'm only a country girl, and have to help with the churning and wipe the dishes while Aunt Em washes 'em.
A devilish pandemonium reigned,--shrieks, curses, and cries of death, while above all rose the churning rattle of machine-guns and the put-a-put, put-a-put of rifles.