Definition of aswirl in English:

aswirl

Syllabification: a·swirl
Pronunciation: /əˈswərl
 
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adjective & adverb

  • Swirling; covered or surrounded with something swirling: [predic. adjective]: flowers aswirl with bees [adverb]: she shook her head, sending the streamers aswirl
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    • Rumors are aswirl on campus that she actually slept on the floor at a freshman dorm.
    • By contrast, the exhibition's centerpiece demonstrates that the fragmented nature of modern reality can be restored to classical holism with a harmonious composition featuring several figures aswirl in a rhythmic ritual dance.
    • One was a rousing version of a polka that would set us all aswirl, spinning giddy circles until we crashed into each other.

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