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whisk

noun

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a quick jerky movement from side to side or up and down
  • with a whisk of the broom, the dirt was gone

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whisk

verb

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1 to cause to move or proceed fast or faster
  • the museum guide kept whisking us along, telling us there was much more we had to see

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2 to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • now that the highway has been widened, traffic just whisks along

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The first known use of whisk was in the 14th century

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“Whisk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whisk. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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