whirlabout


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whirlabout

(ˈwɜːləˌbaʊt)
n
1. anything that whirls around; whirligig
2. the act or an instance of whirling around
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Local politics has traditionally been, at bottom, padrino politics: an electoral whirlabout of patronage-based factions who take turns lording it over everyone else.
Their tight whirlabout must make HM Cancri one of the strongest sources of gravitational waves in the galaxy.
By 8:45 the butterfly counters had listed Fiery and Checkered Skippers, Whirlabout, Palamedes, Pipevine and Tiger Swallowtails, Viceroy, and Pearly Eye.