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


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  • The sword twirled once -- a flash -- then it descended, severing the lance in front of the owner's grip.

    The Prince of India — Volume 02

  • The coin twirled up toward the sky, hurtled down, and landed with a smack on the referee’s palm.

    Kiss & Break Up

  • Beginning with this line, Shelley continued his writing on the opposite side of the address panel; from here on, the repair to the worn fold is along the right-hand edge of the text, where the damage does affect the final letters of some words. line 32. twisted: though 1989 reads this word as "twirled" (and emends twisted in the final text to "twirled" as a possible typo), the crucial letters seem to us to be st. line 36. humans: Shelley canceled the terminal "s" in his draft. line 41. bond Street beau (sic). line 42.


  • "He just kind of twirled and fired it and I was going right at the puck, so there wasn't much time to react.

    The Shad Plank

  • Nana stood at the end of the dinette and twirled my note page to her.

    Arcane Circle

  • Seeing Johnny had grabbed a towel from the linen closet, I twirled the shower handle and the water rained out.

    Arcane Circle

  • I twirled the chalked tip of the cue across his brow, leaving a blue smear.

    Mercy Kill

  • The cat twirled and scrambled midair, trying to escape, and I could feel the power inside the cat struggling against the overwhelming feeling of warmth and purity that seemed to be radiating from the archangel.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Ethan took the initiative after that and twirled me around the floor, spinning so quickly that my head began to swim.

    My Fair Succubi

  • He twirled me roughly, jerking me so hard that my neck nearly snapped.

    My Fair Succubi


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