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Gyrate   /dʒˈaɪrˌeɪt/   Listen
Gyrate

verb
(past & past part. gyrated; pres. part. gyrating)
1.
To wind or move in a spiral course.  Synonyms: coil, spiral.  "Black smoke coiling up into the sky" , "The young people gyrated on the dance floor"
2.
Revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis.  Synonyms: reel, spin, spin around, whirl.






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"Gyrate" Quotes from Famous Books



... meditative, reflective, pensive, wistful. Tire, weary, fatigue, exhaust, jade, fag. Tool, implement, instrument, utensil. Trifle, dally, dawdle, potter. Try, endeavor, essay, attempt. Trust, confidence, reliance, assurance, faith. Turn, revolve, rotate, spin, whirl, gyrate. ...
— The Century Vocabulary Builder • Creever & Bachelor



Words linked to "Gyrate" :   turn, gyration, whirligig, go around, rotate, revolve



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