reels 1 of 2

plural of reel
as in wheels
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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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of reel
as in spins
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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“Reels.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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