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whisk

whisk

 
 
pronunciation:
wIsk
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (verb, noun)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: whisked, whisking, whisks
definition 1: to move, brush off, or carry off with, or as though with, a quick, light sweep of the hand or a brush.
He whisked the ashes into a dustpan.She whisked the children off to bed.
definition 2: to combine (ingredients) by beating; whip.
similar words:
beat, whip
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to move or go off briskly.
similar words:
whip, zip
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of whisking.
Give your coat a whisk before you put it on.
definition 2: a utensil for beating liquids.
definition 3: a brush for removing crumbs, lint, or the like; whisk broom.
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