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as in rotation
a rapid turning about on an axis or central point the whirl of the mechanical ride made him dizzy

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as in try
an effort to do or accomplish something I'm pretty good at fixing things, so how about if I give it a whirl?

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verb

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as in to stir
to cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly whirled the chocolate syrup into the milk with a spoon

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as in to twirl
to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis the figure skater whirled his partner with effortless grace

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as in to spin
to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around my mind whirled from all of the excitement

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“Whirl.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whirl. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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