whirled

past tense of whirl
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as in stirred
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 twirled
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 spun
to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around my mind whirled from all of the excitement

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“Whirled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whirled. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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