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circling

adjective

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circling

verb
present participle of circle

Synonyms of circling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to form a circle around
  • everyone circled the lectern and waited their turn to read from the Bible

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2 to travel completely around
  • with a look of extreme frustration, the commander circled the new recruit

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“Circling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/circling. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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