whorled


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whorled

 (wôrld, hwôrld, wûrld, hwûrld)
adj.
Having or forming whorls or a whorl: whorled flower parts; a whorled textile pattern.

whorled


(hwûrld, hwôrld, wûrld, wôrld),
adj.
1. having a whorl or whorls.
2. disposed in the form of a whorl, as leaves.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.whorled - in the shape of a coilwhorled - in the shape of a coil    
coiled - curled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals); "a coiled snake ready to strike"; "the rope lay coiled on the deck"
2.whorled - forming one or more whorls (especially a whorl of leaves around a stem)whorled - forming one or more whorls (especially a whorl of leaves around a stem)
cyclic - forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl; "cyclic petals"; "cyclic flowers"
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The sharpness of the line from nose, ridged lips and chin, the flat planes of the cheekbones, the detailing of the whorled hair, earrings, necklaces and caste marks had a precision that was sometimes lost in the more refined bronze casts that were made from them.