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pinwheel

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pinwheel

  1. to move in circles around an axis or center <the kayaker had got sucked into the whirlpool, and his kayak was pinwheeling helplessly> Synonyms gyrate, spin, pirouette, revolve, roll, rotate, turn, twirl, wheel, whirlRelated Words coil, curl, curve, round, spiral, swirl, twine, twist, wind; circle, circulate, encircle, orbit, ring; pivot, swivel




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