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reel

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of reel

  1. a rapid turning about on an axis or central point she slipped and, after an out-of-control reel, fell on her backside Synonyms gyration, pirouette, spin, revolution, roll, rotation, twirl, wheel, whirlRelated Words circuit, circulation, ring, round; coil, curl, curve, spiral, twist, whorl; circle, orbit; eddy, swirl


reel

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of reel

  1. 1 to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around his mind reeled upon hearing the news that his employer had been indicted for fraud Synonyms spin, swim, turn, whirlRelated Words swirlNear Antonyms calm, collect; settle, steady

  2. 2 to move forward while swaying from side to side got off the amusement park ride reeling and barely able to stand Synonyms careen, dodder, lurch, stagger, teeter, totter, waddleRelated Words rock, roll, seesaw, swag, sway, waver, weave, wobble (also wabble); barge, blunder, clomp, clump, flounder, galumph, lumber, lump, pound, scuff, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, stamp, stomp, stumble, tramp, tromp


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