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To turn or cause to turn or whirl round quickly
“Her eyes were closed, and she would continue to spin around alone, smiling with her arms out.”
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To be in a confused state with one's mind figuratively spinning
“My head would spin until I felt as if I would pass out.”
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To recount or tell about, especially in an embellished manner
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“Subsequently, he tried to spin what had actually happened and became testy when public radio wouldn't let him wriggle out of his own words.”
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To tell (usually fraudulently) in such a way as to render less severe or serious
“How should we spin this fiasco so that the public believes that it was actually in their best interest?”
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(of a person) To move in a quick and lively way
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To drive in a leisurely manner in an automobile
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To roll a ball down a lane
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To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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To throw something into the air such that it spins end over end, especially a coin
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To give an account of
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To turn over, or cause to turn over, with a sudden quick movement
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To draw someone or something out, to entice, to lure as if with trailing bait
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To advertise or create publicity for
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To prolong or lengthen
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To turn thread or yarn into a piece of fabric
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A rapid turning or whirling motion
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“Sans its right engine, the skimmer shot hard to the right, and the rider swerved left to avoid it as it whirled in a sickening spin and crashed to the ground.”
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The presenting of information in a way that creates a favorable impression
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“The Conference of Mayors made a somewhat bizarre attempt to put a positive spin on the survey's findings.”
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A brief trip in a vehicle, especially for pleasure
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“The up-and-coming photographer sported a cool black baseball cap as he went for a spin in his new car.”
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The state or quality of being dazed or mentally confused
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“My head was in a spin. For two days, I went around in a half-daze.”
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A concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behavior of large numbers of people
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Test drive
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Forward spin
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Auxesis or amplificatio
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Spinning or rotary motion given to a ball around the vertical axis, as in billiards or bowling
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The aggressive public relations activity associated with press agents
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Information that is incorrect or untrue
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A misleading account, or the act of giving one
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An attempt to fudge an issue
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The movement of one's body, especially to music
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An interpretation of the nature, scope, or meaning of something
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The rapid, uncontrollable descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral
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Frantic activity of a specified kind
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