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Circular and turning movements and about-turns

turn

noun

a movement in a circle made by an object

spin

noun

a quick turning movement round and round

swirl

noun

a fast circular movement

twirl

noun

a quick movement in a circle

twist

noun

a movement in which you turn a part of your body round so that it is out of its normal position

rotation

noun

a single movement in a circle around a central point

whirl

noun

a spinning movement

revolution

noun

one complete turn made by something moving in a circle around a fixed point

wriggle

noun

a short quick twisting and turning movement

rotation

noun

movement in a circle around a fixed central point

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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