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To move in circles or twists - synonyms or related words

spin

verb

to turn round and round quickly

revolve

verb

to turn or spin around a central point

whirl

verb

to spin quickly in circles

rotate

verb

to move in a circle around a fixed central point, or to move something in this way

swirl

verb

to move quickly in circles, or to make something move in this way

twirl

verb

to move in circles, or to make something move in circles

circle

verb

to move in a circle in the air

revolve

verb

to make something turn in a circle

turn

verb

to make a circular movement

swing

verb

to move in a particular direction with a smooth curving movement, or to make something move in this way

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mic drop

the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it

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Open Dictionary

rhythmus

moving with rhythm, together as one

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