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churns

verb
present tense third-person singular of churn

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1 to be in a state of violent rolling motion
  • a churning sea made getting to the island a risky undertaking

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2 to cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly
  • churn the cream until it turns into butter

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“Churns.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/churns. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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