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awhirl

[uh-hwurl, uh-wurl] /əˈʰwɜrl, əˈwɜrl/
adjective
1.
rotating rapidly; spinning; whirling (usually used predicatively):
dancers awhirl to the strains of a lively waltz.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; a-1 + whirl
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Word Origin and History for awhirl
adj.

1837, from a- (1) + whirl (v.).

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