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gyrate

gy·rate

gyrate

 
pronunciation:
jaI reIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: gyrated, gyrates, gyrating
definition: to move or revolve on or around a fixed point or axis, or in a circle or spiral; rotate; spin.
similar words:
revolve, ring, roll, rotate, spin
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derivations: gyratory (adj.), gyrator (n.)
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