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whirled

verb
past tense of whirl

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1 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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2 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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3 to move in circles around an axis or center
  • the gambler held his breath as the roulette wheel whirled

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5 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 27 Nov. 2021.

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