A momentary shock or scare:
That whirls or whirl.
That curves or curve.
A city of northwest West Virginia in the Panhandle on the Ohio River southwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Settled in 1769, it was an important trading post on the Cumberland Road until the 1850s. Wheeling was the state capital from 1863 to 1870 and from 1875 to 1885.
Pleasing or attractive to the eye.
Not expected to change in status, condition, or place:
Firmly, often dogmatically held:
Connected with growing
To cut and turn up (soil) with a plow
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To function; operate:
The definition of ferment is to excite, or to have a chemical breakdown of a substance using bacteria, yeast or enzymes.
To make or become sour
To turn inside out or upside down:
To twist and sprain:
To wrench or twist a ligament or muscle of (a joint, as the ankle) without dislocating the bones
To throw with an initial upward direction.
To feel or exhibit signs of humiliation or embarrassment.
To be in agony or great pain; feel anguish
To transfer or shift; now, specif., to change the usual, normal, relative, or respective order or position of; interchange
To move in a loop or an arc.
Detour is defined as to create or go down a route that is different than the usual route.
To turn aside from a course or way:
To go in a zigzag course
To veer is to turn or swerve sharply or to go off course.
To suspend on hinges:
To move with a twisting, whirling motion; eddy
To bend; to incline.
To pivot is to turn or spin around a center point.
To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
Deflect is defined as to cause something to change direction, or to deter someone from his/her intended purpose.
To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
To change thoroughly, as into a different shape or form.
To change the form or appearance of; transform.
To turn or rotate on a swivel or an axis.
To return to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief.
To have recourse; go or turn (to) for use, help, support, etc.
To change in form or nature; transform; subject to or undergo metamorphosis or metamorphism
To change to the direct opposite; reverse the order, position, direction, etc. of
To turn from a course or a specified alignment; bend.
To move in a circular or spiral path; rotate or revolve on an axis; whirl
To move with a circular motion against the main current; move in an eddy
Apply is defined as using something to complete a task or to do something.
To repulse is to reject someone, to be disgusted by something, or to drive someone away.
To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
To apply jewels to; stud:
In a direct manner; directly
To put to use; make practical or profitable use of
To make suitable to or fit for a specific use or situation.
To make again or anew.
To change from one form, species, condition, nature, or substance into another; transform; convert
To wrap up; envelop
To revolt is defined as to be shocked or disgusted.
(Intransitive) To be filled with disgust or abhorrence.
To put something out of its usual place
To hurt, especially psychologically.
To injure or impair by overuse or overexertion; wrench:
To be indulgent or too indulgent toward; be partial to; prefer unfairly
1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy, XVII:
To swing or whisk.
To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
The definition of alternate is to switch back and forth between two things or activities.
Subvert is defined as to overthrow, destroy or undermine.
To vary is to change, to cause something to change or to differ in some way from something or someone else.
To overturn or upset
To fall back; return:
(--- Baseball) To hit (a ball) onto the ground.
To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin:
To cause to begin moving or operating:
Any of various solid, usually yellow substances that melt or soften easily when heated. They are similar to fats, but are less greasy and more brittle. Naturally occurring animal and plant waxes are esters of saturated fatty acids and alcohols of high molecular weight, including sterols. Waxes are also manufactured synthetically from petroleum, and are used to make polishers, lubricants, coatings, waterproofing, crayons, candles, and many other products.
To go after and bring:
To get to be; become
To go rapidly; move swiftly
To go often, customarily, or in numbers
Refer is defined as to direct to for something needed, or to make a reference.
To hit or touch lightly, in tilting.
The definition of spoil is to destroy something, to diminish the character of something, to overindulge someone, or to go bad and become unusable or inedible.
To crumble into dust; decay; waste away
To disintegrate is defined as to break apart and fall to pieces.
Deteriorate is defined as to make or become worse or lower in value or quality.
To devote or apply completely:
Focus is defined as to concentrate on something in particular. Focus is defined as to bring into view.
To devote is to dedicate yourself to a cause or a person.
To address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection.
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
To address oneself to; to prepare oneself for; to apply oneself to; to direct one's speech or discourse to.
(Military) To point; to aim.
To direct toward an object; to aim.
To adjust or adapt to a certain level.
To aim, point, or turn in a certain direction:
To direct or point, as a weapon, at a particular object; to direct, as a missile, an act, or a proceeding, at, to, or against an object; as, to aim a musket or an arrow, the fist or a blow (at something); to aim a satire or a reflection (at some person or vice).
To puff out (the hair) with or as if with a pad of material.
To use evasions or subterfuge; equivocate
To withdraw from, especially in spite of a responsibility or duty; forsake:
(Linguistics) To change (a vowel) by umlaut.
To bend or curve
To bend into a curve or bow.
To form into an arch shape
(Intransitive) To move following a curved path.
To move or bend at an angle or by means of angles
To upset the normal functions or health of
To dull the edge of (a knife, for example).
To move in an orbit or circle
To move in a circle.
To straighten (something bent or crooked)
(Now rare) To turn (someone) away from a privilege, right, job, etc. [from 15th c.]
To arouse disgust
To rely for assistance or support:
To thrive is defined as to be successful in managing business or money.
To surpass or exceed:
To collect is defined as to gather together or to call for and receive payment.
To go to or toward:
(Intransitive) To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.
Approach means to move close to something.
To stir the emotions:
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