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

  Swirl \Swirl\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Swirled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Swirling.] [Akin to Norw. svirla to whirl, freq. of
     sverra to whirl, Dan. svirre, G. schwirren to whiz, to buzz.
     [root]177. See Swarm, n.]
     To whirl, or cause to whirl, as in an eddy. "The river
     swirled along." --C. Kingsley.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "swirling":
     ado, agitation, angular momentum, angular motion, angular velocity,
     axial motion, bowling, brouhaha, bustle, centrifugation,
     circulation, circumgyration, circumrotation, commotion,
     disturbance, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence,
     embroilment, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation, flurry,
     full circle, fume, gyrating, gyration, hurly-burly, hurry,
     hurry-scurry, pell-mell, perturbation, pivoting, reeling,
     revolution, revolving, roll, rolling, rotating, rotation,
     rotational motion, ruffle, spin, spinning, stir, swinging, swirl,
     swiveling, to-do, trolling, trundling, tumult, turbination,
     turbulence, turmoil, turning, twirling, uproar, volutation,
     volution, vortex, wheeling, whir, whirl, whirling, yeastiness

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