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as in to rotate
to move in circles around an axis or center spinning on its axis, the Earth makes one complete rotation every 23 hours 56 minutes 4 seconds

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as in to whirl
to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around my head spun as I contemplated all the possible problems this restructuring could cause

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as in to twist
to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis spun the child around until he was hopelessly dizzy

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spin

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“Spin.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spin. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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