Definition of aswirl in English:

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aswirl

Pronunciation: /əˈswəːl/

adjective& adverb

Covered or surrounded with something swirling; swirling: [as 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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