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spiral

verb

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(Entry 1 of 3)

to follow a circular or spiral course
  • a narrow road spiraling up the mountain to the summit

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spiral

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of spiral (Entry 2 of 3)

turning around an axis like the thread of a screw
  • a spiral staircase takes visitors up into the Statue of Liberty

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spiral

noun

Synonyms of spiral (Entry 3 of 3)

as in twist, curve

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The first known use of spiral was in 1551

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“Spiral.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spiral. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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