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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of eddy.


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  • The water eddied over and around his plunging fingers, as if conspiring with him to caress her.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady

  • Curled and eddied as if a hand drew shapes with light and water.

    Earl of Durkness

  • A clement breeze, overloaded with the scent of the chokecherry blossoms, eddied around me as I headed to the storage shed.

    Mercy Kill

  • Bluish gray smoke eddied around us, and the ground was littered with hot brass.

    Mercy Kill

  • Maybelle scolded with a smiling mouth as they eddied by.


  • The tiniest breeze eddied in from the garden, and I could feel its soundless tide, in and out, over my face.

    Shortcut Man

  • Marilyn asked, lifting the tray up to her guests like a waitress at a bar mitzvah, as talk about the new Toni Morrison novel and the new Nobel laureates and the new parking-sticker regulations at the college eddied around her.


  • Todd Gilbert R-Shenandoah as the debate eddied around here and there.

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  • The unit retreated toward Revolution Street, where vast crowds eddied back and forth confronted by baton-wielding Basij militia and black-clad riot police officers on motorbikes.

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  • A figure materialized from the smog that eddied listlessly round the tower, nudged to and fro by a halfhearted breeze born of the bellows of the machines that surrounded it.

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