"he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"
go, hurly burly, disturbance, fling, spin, twist, swirl, flutter, ruckus, crack, to-do, twisting, rumpus, vortex, ruction, commotion, din, offer, twirl, hoo-ha, disruption, convolution, tumult, pass, kerfuffle, hoo-hah
whirl, swirl, vortex, convolutionnoun
the shape of something rotating rapidly
crack, fling, go, pass, whirl, offernoun
a usually brief attempt
"he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
mountain pass, cristal, sally, strait, swirl, gap, hug drug, twisting, disco biscuit, flip, crevice, cranny, head, bye, snap, notch, fissure, spin, offer, passing game, offering, commotion, convolution, turn, chap, passing play, tour, laissez passer, quip, vortex, go, spree, crack, scissure, pass, crack cocaine, spell, wisecrack, toss, walk, twist, fracture, base on balls, fling, ecstasy, go game, straits, liberty chit, qualifying, passport, tornado, twirl, cracking, cleft, passing, shot
spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirlverb
the act of rotating rapidly
"he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
spin, bend, swirl, wind, twist, straining, convolution, tailspin, kink, braid, offer, wrench, crook, turn of events, tress, pull, winding, plait, vortex, go, crack, pass, construction, device, commotion, twirl, fling, torture, distortion, gimmick, turn, twisting, overrefinement, eddy
twirl, swirl, twiddle, whirlverb
turn in a twisting or spinning motion
"The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
whirl, birl, spin, twirlverb
cause to spin
"spin a coin"
eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirlverb
flow in a circular current, of liquids
spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrateverb
revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
"The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
whirl, tumble, whirl aroundverb
"The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"
whirl around, spin around, get it, get onto, gyrate, spin, swirl, break down, tip, topple, collapse, cotton on, latch on, catch on, eddy, crumble, twirl, whirlpool, twiddle, purl, birl, tumble, twig, get wise, crumple, reel
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My poor head is in such a whirl, my mind is all in bits.
He did n’t say, ‘ You ca n’t ride this ride, go talk to so-and-so. ’ It was, ‘ You ca n’t ride this ride, ’ I said ‘ Why ? ’ and he said, ‘ Because you do n’t have real legs. ’ and then once I left the ride, I researched the policy for every single ride in the park, and literally, I ca n’t get on a tilt-a-whirl. I ’m restricted to pretty much things that do n’t move, because of my legs.
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