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dizzy

adjective uk   us   /ˈdɪz.i/

dizzy adjective (FEELING)

B2 feeling as if everything is turning around, and that you are not able to balance and may fall down: Going without sleep for a long time makes me feel dizzy and light-headed. I felt dizzy with excitement as I went up to collect the award.
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dizzy adjective (QUALITY)

[before noun] confusing and very fast: Who could have predicted the dizzy pace of change in the country? informal A dizzy person, especially a woman, is silly: In the movie, she played the part of a dizzy blonde.
dizzily
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.li/
in a dizzy way or a way that makes you feel dizzy: The skyscrapers towered dizzily above us.
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