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twurl

  • n  a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
  • n  the act of rotating rapidly
  • v  turn in a twisting or spinning motion
  • v  cause to spin

  • Secretary of Commerce Charles Sawyer had twirled like a weathercock in a whirlwind over the problem of jug-eared Michael Lee, controversial chief of Commerce's Far Eastern Branch.
  • He always could twirl a word.
  • Above all, I like the good-natured, hell-for-leather energy of the movie, the sense it imparts that no matter how much its silent-picture villains twirl their mustaches, its good .
News & Articles

  • Marchesa is Teaming Up With Revlon to Dress Your Nails in Couture
    (Photo via WWD; ImaxTree) Go ahead and add Marchesa to the long list of designers— Alber Elbaz , Jason Wu , Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, maaaybe Gucci —making their foray into the beauty biz. (And then do a happy twirl in one of your swishy Marchesa gowns!) According to a report in WWD , Marchesa is teaming up with Revlon on a collection of nail polishes, lip colors, eye makeup, nail art, and ...
    June 7, 2013 - StyleBistro
  • Louisiana flavor spices up DC dinner
    The grand Louisiana tradition known as 'second line' came to Washington this week, prompting senators, lobbyists and even some House leaders to dance and twirl colorful umbrellas.
    June 7, 2013 - The Lafayette Daily Advertiser
  • Louisiana shows off its culture in Washington
    The grand Louisiana tradition known as "the second line" came to Washington this week, prompting senators, lobbyists and even some House leaders to dance and twirl colorful umbrellas.
    June 7, 2013 - The Shreveport Times
Quotes

  • Jessica Simpson in FOXNews
    As far as boys go, I don't need 'em. I want a man,Simpson said, adding that she wants "somebody who's a really great family guy." "Like if a kid were to come up to him and tug on his shirt, he'd pick him up and twirl him around. I...
  • Rainn Wilson in Orlando Sentinel
    I knew I'd never look like an expert, but if you can hit the cymbal in the right spot and twirl your sticks between beats, you've got it,Wilson says. "That's the secret to heavy metal! You don't need to be able to keep a beat. Just make...
  • Nick Foligno in Toronto Sun
    I took a twirl and it was nice,said Foligno. "It didn't feel too bad. It's obviously a little ways away."

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