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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of whiz.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of whizz.


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  • As a matter of fact, that train whizzed by me just this morning.

    Boston Globe: Well, he ain’t getting any deader. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • Brown smiled with relief as that silly title whizzed harmlessly over his head.

    A percentage game at PMQs

  • The name whizzed into his mind like a dart; like a dart stuck there, and was not to be plucked out.

    The Way Home

  • And while she was selling me that little bit of lace there was an unseemly sound, a big shell coming in whizzed through the air, and we all listened-it is a habit out there.

    My Experiences at the Front

  • That sword whizzed through the air like a bullet; and its point went an inch and a half into the frame of the door.

    Into the Jaws of Death

  • Time "whizzed" by and there they were again at three o'clock and climbing.

    Friedrichshafen - March 18, 1944

  • I gwine cut yo 'haid off, "and the fearful sword whizzed threateningly through the air.

    The Littlest Rebel

  • "Security just kind of whizzed past me and I saw them grab my buddy and I pointed and said, 'It's not him' and they just dragged him out. -

  • Someone said later she could feel the bullet tickling her hair as it whizzed by, but that was one of Jill's college friends, who had always been prone to exaggerations.


  • Like the first leg, this was another fast, intense match, with both teams squeezing each other high up the pitch, forcing the pace ever faster – the ball whizzed about and the challenges did too.

    Cesc Fábregas starts with a night to remember at Barcelona


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