Synonyms of swirl
whirlDictionary • She smiled, swirling the wine in her glass. • The water swirled around his legs.
whirl • The smoke whirled and grew into a monstrous column.
churn • Churning seas smash against the steep cliffs.
spin • The Earth spins on its own axis.
twist • She twisted her hair into a bun.
boil • I stood in the kitchen, waiting for the water to boil.
surge • Fish and seaweed rose, caught motionless in the surging water.
agitate • Gently agitate the water with a paintbrush.
eddy • The dust whirled and eddied in the sunlight.
twirl • She twirled an empty glass in her fingers.
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agitateIf you agitate something, you shake it so that it moves about.
• Gently agitate the water with a paintbrush.
boilWhen a hot liquid boils or when you boil it, bubbles appear in it and it starts to change into steam or vapour.
• I stood in the kitchen, waiting for the water to boil.
• Churning seas smash against the steep cliffs.
Thesaurus for swirl from the Collins English Thesaurus