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English definition of “swirl”

swirl

verb [always + adv/prep]    /swɜrl/
to move quickly with a twisting circular movement, or to cause something to move this way: [I] Snowflakes swirled down from the sky. [I] fig. Accusations continue to swirl around him. [T] I swirled cocoa through the dough. swirl    /swɜrl/ noun [C] We arrived in a swirl of jet fumes.
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