Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of circling.

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Examples

  • I wonder how far it has traveled, if the world has grown old after so many circlings, if sunsets have become familiar.

    The Future and Why We are Afraid

  • And as if at a signal, all the multitude of cockroaches took wings of flight and filled the room with their flutterings and circlings.

    CHAPTER V

  • The chance came in one of his quick doublings and counter-circlings.

    The Clinging Death

  • The novel's repetitions and circlings feel purposeful.

    On the Surly Bonds of Marriage

  • They had reached the archway into the inner ward in their circlings, and the slanting sunlight, chill and bright, shone through across their path.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • Or the ceaseless circlings of nuclear-loaded SAC bombers and flotillas of nuclear-armed U.S. and Soviet submarines prowling the seas, when the possibilities of human missteps or twisted communications were numberless?

    How Close To The Brink?

  • The glass walls of his office were permanently covered with mutilated front pages that he had taped on, pages of text scarred by marker underlinings, circlings and cancellations.

    justinker Diary Entry

  • Dick shifted his hat and passed, yet for a moment the air around him was loud with the circlings of all the goblins on the Gross-Münster.

    Tender is the Night

  • There were extra bows and flourishes of the veils and the long sleeves, extra circlings and glidings between the figures of the dance.

    Exile's Valor

  • There were extra bows and flourishes of the veils and the long sleeves, extra circlings and glidings between the figures of the dance.

    Exile's Valor

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