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wheel

  

      n  
1    circle, gyration, pivot, revolution, roll, rotation, spin, turn, twirl, whirl  
2    at the wheel      at the helm, driving, in charge, in command, in control, in the driving seat, steering  
      vb  
3    circle, gyrate, orbit, pirouette, revolve, roll, rotate, spin, swing, swivel, turn, twirl, whirl  
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wheedle, wheal, wheeze, wee

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v.
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
idiom
n.
a prank on Twitter consisting of posting a link to a picture of a duck on wheels
o.
word used to describe the sound made by the wheels of a train
by extension, it can be applied to other rhythmic similar sounds (for example, the sound of a clock or of a typing machine)

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