aswirl

adjective
\ ə-ˈswər(-ə)l How to pronounce aswirl (audio) \

Definition of aswirl

: being in a swirl : swirling

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The latter are the softer target: the yes-but set, whose heads are aswirl with contradictory information, and who really want nothing more than for their children to be healthy and safe. Nick Paumgarten, The New Yorker, "The Message of Measles," 26 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of aswirl

1818, in the meaning defined above

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