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whisk

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whisk

  1. a quick jerky movement from side to side or up and down <with a whisk of the broom, the dirt was gone> Synonyms swish, switch, waggle, {h,1}wagRelated Words oscillation, rock, sway, swing, waver; flap, flutter, wave, whip; flick, jerk, jolt, snap, twitch; jiggle, shake, wiggle; bob, nod




whisk

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of whisk

  1. 1 to cause to move or proceed fast or faster <the museum guide kept whisking us along, telling us there was much more we had to see> Synonyms accelerate, bundle, fast-track, hasten, quicken, rush, speed (up), hurryRelated Words drive, goad, prod, propel, push, race, spur, stir, urge; aid, dispatch, ease, encourage, expedite, facilitateNear Antonyms delay, encumber, fetter, hamper, hinder, hobble, hold back, hold up, impede, interfere (with), manacle, rein (in), restrain, shackle, tie up, trammel; arrest, check, stall, stay, still, stopAntonyms brake, decelerate, retard, slow (down)

  2. 2 to move or proceed smoothly and readily <now that the highway has been widened, traffic just whisks along> Synonyms bowl, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, roll, sail, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, flowRelated Words fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms flounder, struggle

  3. 3 to proceed or move quickly <whisked through the crowd and delivered the urgent message> Synonyms barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, hurry, zip, zoomRelated Words beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms crawl, creep, poke




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