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Synonyms for swirl
swɜrl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whirl, swirl, vortex, convolutionverb

    the shape of something rotating rapidly

    Synonyms:
    go, gyrus, fling, spin, twist, crack, twisting, vortex, maelstrom, commotion, whirl, offer, twirl, whirlpool, convolution, pass

  2. twirl, swirl, twiddle, whirlverb

    turn in a twisting or spinning motion

    "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"

    Synonyms:
    tumble, gyrate, birl, eddy, whirl, purl, spin, spin around, reel, twirl, whirlpool, whirl around, twiddle, fiddle with

  3. eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirlverb

    flow in a circular current, of liquids

    Synonyms:
    twiddle, gyrate, birl, eddy, whirl, sough, tumble, spin, reel, twirl, whirlpool, whirl around, purl, spin around

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  1. List of paraphrases for "swirl":

    spiral, vortex, vorticity, circle, whirlwind

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How to use swirl in a sentence?

  1. John Andrew:

    It’s absolutely unfathomable that they would be involved in this murder, watching the world swirl around you wasunsettling. Our focus from day one has been to find the killer. My dad has worked diligently for 24 years on doing just that.

  2. John Andrew Ramsey:

    Watching the world swirl around you wasunsettling. Our focus from day one has been to find the killer. My dad has worked diligently for 24 years on doing just that.

  3. Greg Owen:

    It was tough out there, the greens are firm, quick and the wind tends to swirl around here.

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