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- v. to bring (a fish etc.) out of the water by winding the reel.
- v. to bring in (e.g. by attractive offers or persuasion)
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I sensed the room reel in shock that I had dared to interrupt Sunil Askari.
Her quick mind could reel in a tarpon where her red mouth couldn't.
Two pipers in the complex, light-blue-based Anderson tartan were standing on a rickety dais at one end of the hall, piping a cheerful reel in perfect synchrony, sandy hair on end, sweat running down ruddy faces.
My people, so lately thronging the streets to celebrate my coronation, will reel in terror.