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twirl

twirl

 
 
pronunciation:
twuhrl
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part of speech: verb
inflections: twirled, twirling, twirls
definition 1: to cause to spin or revolve quickly; rotate.
He twirled the drumstick in the air.
synonyms:
rotate, spin, whirl
similar words:
pivot, revolve, swirl, wheel
definition 2: to wrap or wind around something.
The children like to twirl spaghetti around their forks.
synonyms:
twine, wind
similar words:
coil, twist, wrap
definition 3: to spin or rotate quickly.
The dancers twirled around the floor.
synonyms:
spin, whirl
similar words:
pivot, revolve, roll, rotate, wheel
derivation: twirler (n.)
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