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gyrate
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
to spin or spiral

or:

to move in a dance-like way that is sexually suggestive
  • Jack broke out of his gyration and stood facing Ralph.
    p. 72.4
gyration = spinning or spiraling scrambling movements

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
There are no more uses of "gyrate" in Lord of the Flies.

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