Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of swirl.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of swirl.

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Examples

  • The word swirls in her mind, becomes a meaningless sound.

    The Redleys

  • The word swirls in her mind, becomes a meaningless sound.

    The Redleys

  • The word swirls in her mind, becomes a meaningless sound.

    The Redleys

  • The word swirls in her mind, becomes a meaningless sound.

    The Redleys

  • The port city's ruddy mayor, Mike McGinn, sips seltzer with lime, alone, as the din swirls around him in the 9 o'clock hour.

    Election 2010: A walk on the mild side of victory (or defeat) parties

  • OUTSIDE, a high wind was driving the fallen leaves in swirls and eddies, and as Abel crossed the road to the mill, he smelt the sharp autumn scent of the rotting mould under the trees.

    The Miller of Old Church

  • Around these two versions of the same phone call swirls a whirlwind of subsequent contradictions, inconsistencies, and suspicious circumstances.

    Chicago Reader

  • Instead, we get a 90-minute parade of nausea-inducing camera swirls from a chowderheaded cameraman who, whenever anything interesting happens — like, oh, say a giant monster eating Manhattan, for instance — points the camera everywhere the monster isn’t.

    Cloverfield Sucks (Spoilers Alert) « Skid Roche

  • Instead, we get a 90-minute parade of nausea-inducing camera swirls from a chowderheaded cameraman who, whenever anything interesting happens — like, oh, say a giant monster eating Manhattan, for instance — points the camera everywhere the monster isn’t.

    Cloverfield Sucks (Spoilers Alert) « Skid Roche

  • Swimming's governing body, FINA, approved the LZR for the Olympics, but controversy still swirls, which is fine by Speedo.

    Making a Splash

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