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swirl

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] uk   /swɜːl/  us   /swɝːl/
to (cause to) move quickly with a twisting, circular movement: Swirl a little oil around the frying pan. The fog swirled thickly around us.
swirl
noun [C] uk   us  
The truck went by in a swirl of dust.
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