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spiral

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of spiral

  1. to follow a circular or spiral course a narrow road spiraling up the mountain to the summit Synonyms coil, corkscrew, curl, entwine, wind, twine, twistRelated Words arc, arch, bend, crook, curve, hook, sweep, swerve, turn, veer, wheel; swirl, whirl; circle, encircle, loop; enlace, interlace, intertwine, lace; bow, bulge; meander, weave, zigzagNear Antonyms straighten


spiral

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of spiral

  1. turning around an axis like the thread of a screw a spiral staircase takes visitors up into the Statue of Liberty Synonyms coiling, corkscrew, helical, involute, screwlike, winding Related Words circular; curling, curving, swirly, twisting Near Antonyms lineal, linear, right, straight


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