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whisk

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whisk

  1. a quick jerky movement from side to side or up and down with a whisk of the broom, the dirt was gone Synonyms of whisk swish, switch, waggle, wagWords Related to whisk oscillation, rock, sway, swing, waver; flap, flutter, wave, whip; flick, jerk, jolt, snap, twitch; jiggle, shake, wiggle; bob, nod


whisk

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of whisk

  1. 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 Synonyms of whisk accelerate, bundle, fast-track, hasten, quicken, rush, speed (up), hurryWords Related to whisk drive, goad, prod, propel, push, race, spur, stir, urge; aid, dispatch, ease, encourage, expedite, facilitateNear Antonyms of whisk delay, encumber, fetter, hamper, hinder, hobble, hold back, hold up, impede, interfere (with), manacle, rein (in), restrain, shackle, tie up, trammel; arrest, check, stall, stay, still, stopAntonyms of whisk brake, decelerate, retard, slow (down)

  2. 2 to move or proceed smoothly and readily now that the highway has been widened, traffic just whisks along Synonyms of whisk bowl, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, roll, sail, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, flowWords Related to whisk fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms of whisk limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms of whisk flounder, struggle

  3. 3 to proceed or move quickly whisked through the crowd and delivered the urgent message Synonyms of whisk barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, hurry, zip, zoomWords Related to whisk beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of whisk dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of whisk crawl, creep, poke



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