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Synonyms for vertiginous

having a sensation of whirling or falling

producing dizziness or vertigo

Synonyms for vertiginous

having or causing a whirling sensation

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There can't be many sixtysomethings out there who'd dare to wear such vertiginous heels.
Following four college girls' descent from Florida spring-break debauchery to the even more vertiginous lows of thug life, this attractively fizzy pic may be a shock to the system for fans of teen queens Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens, but remains pretty toothless titillation by its writer-helmer's standards.
Grossman (geography and vertiginous peoples studies, Evergreen State College) and Parker (advanced studies in tribal governments, Evergreen State College) bring together perspectives on indigenous responses to climate change focusing on the pacific rim and including a directory of resources and a booklet for use by Northwest Indian tribes.
The force of fashion is used to courting controversy, from turning the trusty safety pin into a must-have accessory during the punk era, to setting Naomi Campbell up for a fall in a pair of vertiginous platforms.
It will be a vertiginous come-down of one wrong politics with deep consequences and one decade regress for Macedonia.
The eye-popping format works especially well during the vertiginous flying sequences - you feel like you can almost reach out and touch1 the clouds.
Sensible, straightforward advice well worth taking matched to a tune which is remixed here to pack considerable electro power in its vertiginous glide.
Los mismos incluyen 'The Leaves are Fading', de Antony Tudor; 'The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude', de William Forsythe con musica de Franz Schubert y 'Soldier's Mass', de Jiri Kylian.
In affected patients, motion of the head and/or eyes can stimulate the utriculus vestibuli and cause a vertiginous episode of approximately 1 minute; such episodes are sometimes followed by disequilibrium.
and Shepard (Mayo Clinic-Rochester) began this project upon realizing that previous publications on the topic were in need of updating with the newest information on the assessment and management of vertiginous, dizzy, and unsteady patients.
Those who make it to the end can savour vertiginous views over the fjord, a 600m sheer drop below, uninterrupted by the niceties of balustrading.
The production of fear in a literary text (as opposed to a cinematic text) emanates from a vertiginous excess of meaning.
MacGillivray's (Life Classes, Understanding Bliss, et al) latest work is a short film as startling in its simplicity as it is vertiginous in its thematic possibilities.
And so the vertiginous feeling of all this spin accelerates as though powered by the hot air of the media machine.
It sits at a vertiginous two metres about sea level--compared to nearby present-day capital Male, which is a metre lower and hence will be increasingly vulnerable to storms if the sea level rises even a few centimetres.