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1. whorl

noun. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈwɔrl, ˈhwɔrl'] a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals).

Synonyms

  • coil
  • curlicue
  • gyre
  • scroll
  • verticil
  • round shape
  • curl
  • ringlet
  • calyx
  • roll

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • stay in place
  • malfunction
  • stand still

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Words that Rhyme with Whorl

  • spoerl
  • corl

Example sentences of the word whorl


1. Noun, singular or mass
Bring the extra length of the yarn around the whorl and through the hook in the spindle.

2. whorl

noun. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈwɔrl, ˈhwɔrl'] a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • hank
  • volute
  • helix
  • construction
  • coil

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • unfasten
  • unbolt
  • unlock

3. whorl

noun. ['ˈwɝːl, ˈwɔrl, ˈhwɔrl'] a strand or cluster of hair.

Synonyms

  • crimp
  • forelock
  • hairdo
  • hair style
  • lock
  • dreadlock
  • coiffure
  • curl
  • sausage curl
  • ringlet
  • coif
  • hair

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • straighten
  • repel
  • unwind
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