Definition of CHURN

to be in a state of violent rolling motion <a churning sea made getting to the island a risky undertaking>
Synonyms boil, churn, moil, roil
Related Words reel, spin, swirl, whirl; agitate, stir
Near Antonyms abate, calm, subside
to cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly <churn the cream until it turns into butter>
Related Words beat, paddle, whip, whisk; reel, shake, wheel

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