reeling


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Synonyms for reeling

having a sensation of whirling or falling

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He blocked several vicious blows and then smashed back, sending Ponta reeling.
Harvey asked, slapping the slime off his oilskins, and reeling up the line in careful imitation of the others.
Why, you two was scuffling, and he fetched you one with the headboard and you fell flat; and then up you come, all reeling and staggering like, and snatched the knife and jammed it into him, just as he fetched you another awful clip -- and here you've laid, as dead as a wedge til now.
Like an impatient fool, I lugged over the lever, and incontinently the thing went reeling over, and I was flung headlong through the air.
One evening when he was recovering from a long debauch the stranger came reeling along the main street of the town.