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used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

3 uses
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to spin or spiral


to move in a dance-like way that is sexually suggestive
  • But with the plane gyrating down nose first and the escape passage narrow, perhaps Mitchell couldn't get out.
    p. 98.5
gyrating = spinning or spiraling
  • All day, under a gyrating sky, Louie and Phil rode the swells, feeling a weary thrill as the island peeked into view.
    p. 131.0
  • Within a few seconds, the porch started gyrating around Louie.
    p. 143.2

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