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Not knowing whether one is coming or going
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Present participle for to turn or cause to turn or whirl round quickly
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“Her eyes were closed, and she would continue to spin around alone, smiling with her arms out.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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) Present participle for to move in a quick and lively way
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Present participle for to drive in a leisurely manner in an automobile
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Present participle for to roll a ball down a lane
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Present participle for to relate a story or series of events by speech or writing
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Present participle for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Present participle for to throw something into the air such that it spins end over end, especially a coin
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Present participle for to move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps
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(slang) Present participle for to drive or ride in a casual or leisurely manner
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Present participle for to turn over, or cause to turn over, with a sudden quick movement
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Present participle for to draw someone or something out, to entice, to lure as if with trailing bait
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Present participle for to advertise or create publicity for
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Present participle for to prolong or lengthen
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Present participle for to turn thread or yarn into a piece of fabric
Noun
The act of turning or whirling, as around a fixed center
Noun
The act of catching fish
Adjective
Having or being capable of having rotation
Adjective
Causing to function
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