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What is another word for reeling?

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Adjective
Having a feeling of giddiness or dizziness
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“And with that, it's a bizarre little mix of awakening despair and wild, reeling delight for both of us.”
Adjective
Being under the influence of alcohol
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Adjective
Circling
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With the movement of one who is tipsy
Adjective
Slightly ill
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Adjective
In a state of shock
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The quality of being unsteady or unbalanced
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A swaying or oscillation of a vessel (such as a ship, aircraft, or vehicle)
Verb
Not knowing whether one is coming or going
Verb
Present participle for to wind on a reel
“It is intended to avoid the necessity of always using spindles, and to reel the thread as it is spun.”
Verb
Present participle for to lose one's balance and stagger or lurch violently
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“The prophets would reel back and forth, staggering with their strong drink, all while supposedly having visions of their deities.”
Verb
Present participle for to feel shocked, bewildered, or giddy
“While his peers reel at the news of Harry's death, Neville steps forward to say that though Harry is dead, their fight continues.”
Verb
Present participle for to spin physically or mentally (figuratively, in confusion)
“Ruochen felt very dizzy as the sky and earth began to reel around him.”
Verb
Present participle for to suddenly spring or flinch back in fear, horror, or disgust
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