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Synonyms for whirl

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for whirl

to rotate rapidly

to move or cause to move like a rapid rotary current of liquid


to have the sensation of turning in circles

circular movement around a point or about an axis

agitated, excited movement and activity

a trip in a motor vehicle

a brief trial

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Synonyms for whirl

confused movement


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the shape of something rotating rapidly

a usually brief attempt

the act of rotating rapidly

turn in a twisting or spinning motion

cause to spin

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flow in a circular current, of liquids

revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis

fly around

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