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1. whirl

verb. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈhwɝːl'] turn in a twisting or spinning motion.

Synonyms

  • go around
  • revolve
  • twirl
  • twiddle
  • rotate

Antonyms

  • come
  • malfunction
  • begin
  • go off

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Rhymes with Whirl

  • unfurl
  • twirl
  • swirl
  • sperl
  • wurl
  • whorl
  • shirl
  • searle
  • searl
  • perle
  • perl
  • pearle
  • pearl
  • nerl
  • merle
  • merl
  • kerl
  • hurl
  • herl
  • hearl
  • girl
  • curl
  • burl
  • birle
  • berle
  • erl
  • earll
  • earle
  • earl

Sentences with whirl


1. Noun, singular or mass
Perhaps that new step aerobics class at your local gym seemed exciting, until you gave it a whirl.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Tornadoes are windstorms that whirl around the center at more than 200 miles per hour.

Quotes about whirl


1. We can believe in the future and work to achieve it and preserve it, or we can whirl blindly on, behaving as if one day there will be no children to inherit our legacy. The choice is ours; the earth is in balance.
- Al Gore, Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit

2. whirl

verb. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈhwɝːl'] cause to spin.

Synonyms

  • birl
  • spin
  • twirl
  • rotate

Antonyms

  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
  • function

3. whirl

verb. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈhwɝːl'] revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis.

Synonyms

  • gyrate
  • whirligig
  • reel
  • go around
  • spin
  • revolve
  • spin around

Antonyms

  • best
  • refrain
  • abstain
  • underbid

4. whirl

noun. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈhwɝːl'] confused movement.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • motion

Antonyms

  • recede
  • fail
  • appear

5. whirl

verb. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈhwɝːl'] flow in a circular current, of liquids.

Synonyms

  • swirl
  • eddy
  • flow
  • whirlpool
  • course
  • purl
  • feed

Antonyms

  • take
  • descend
  • linger
  • ride

6. whirl

noun. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈhwɝːl'] the shape of something rotating rapidly.

Synonyms

  • swirl
  • round shape
  • vortex

Antonyms

  • failing
  • stay
  • running
  • worst

7. whirl

verb. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈhwɝːl'] fly around.

Synonyms

  • move
  • tumble

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

8. whirl

noun. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈhwɝːl'] a usually brief attempt.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • try
  • effort
  • offer
  • go
  • attempt
  • endeavour
  • endeavor
  • crack

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow

9. whirl

noun. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈhwɝːl'] the act of rotating rapidly.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • pirouette
  • logrolling
  • spin
  • twisting
  • twirl
  • birling
  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born
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