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 for whiz
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whiz \Whiz\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whizzed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Whizzing.] [Of imitative origin. ???. Cf. Whistle, and
     Hiss.]
     To make a humming or hissing sound, like an arrow or ball
     flying through the air; to fly or move swiftly with a sharp
     hissing or whistling sound. [Written also whizz.]
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           It flew, and whizzing, cut the liquid way. --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whiz \Whiz\, n.
     A hissing and humming sound.
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           Like the whiz of my crossbow.            --Coleridge.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  whiz
      n 1: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field [syn: ace,
           adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin,
           virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar,
           whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz]
      2: a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly
         through the air; "he heard the whiz of bullets near his head"
      v 1: make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car
           engine purred" [syn: whizz, whiz, whirr, whir,
           birr, purr]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  143 Moby Thesaurus words for "whiz":
     ace, adept, assibilate, assibilation, ball the jack, barrel, beaut,
     birr, bombilate, bombinate, boom, bowl along, breeze, breeze along,
     brush, bullet, bum, burr, buzz, clip, corker, crackerjack,
     cut along, dab, dabster, daisy, dandy, darb, dilly, dream, drone,
     dust, effervesce, effervescence, effervescing, first-rater, fizz,
     fizzle, fizzling, fleet, flit, fly, fly low, foot, frication,
     frictional rustling, genius, go fast, good hand, great, highball,
     hiss, hissing, honey, hum, humdinger, hush, hushing, killer-diller,
     knockout, lisp, lollapaloosa, lulu, magician, mahatma, make knots,
     man of genius, master, master hand, mastermind, nip,
     outstrip the wind, past master, peach, pip, pippin, pour it on,
     practiced hand, prodigy, professional, purr, rhonchus, rip, sage,
     scorch, shush, shushing, sibilance, sibilate, sibilation, siffle,
     sigmatism, siss, sissing, sizz, sizzle, sizzling, skilled hand,
     skim, sneeze, sneezing, sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff,
     snuffle, speed, spit, splutter, sputter, squash, squelch, squish,
     star, sternutation, stertor, storm along, superstar, sweep,
     sweetheart, swish, tear, tear along, the nuts, thrum,
     thunder along, topnotcher, virtuoso, wheeze, whir, whirl, whish,
     whisk, whisper, whistle, whistling, white noise, whoosh, wizard,
     zing, zip, zoom
  
  

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