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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Spinning, revolving or whirling.

Usage examples (12)
  • There has been no gyring and gimbling from DaveScot.
  • A gale arose, gyring and shrieking through the skeletal bridge, so that Celeste stumbled back and was thrown to her knees.
  • The forces drew much of the plasma into an accretion disk, a maelstrom gyring about the black hole, to plunge at last down the throat of the vortex.
  • There was a stirring in the room, a black, hot gyring in front of his face, and he could see in his mind a black blade, as slender and wicked-looking as a scalpel. for more
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