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reel

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a rapid turning about on an axis or central point

  • she slipped and, after an out-of-control reel, fell on her backside
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reel

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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
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2 to move forward while swaying from side to side

  • got off the amusement park ride reeling and barely able to stand
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