"whirled" in the verb sense
1. twirl, swirl, twiddle, whirl
turn in a twisting or spinning motion
"The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
2. whirl, birl, spin, twirl
cause to spin
"spin a coin"
3. eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl
flow in a circular current, of liquids
4. spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate
revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
"The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
5. whirl, tumble, whirl around
"The clothes tumbled in the dryer"
"rising smoke whirled in the air"
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