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Synonyms for churning

Verb

1. churn, stir
usage: stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter
2. churn, boil, moil, roil, move
usage: be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm"

Adjective

1. churning, churned-up, agitated (vs. unagitated)
usage: moving with or producing or produced by vigorous agitation; "winds whipped the piled leaves into churning masses"; "a car stuck in the churned-up mud"
2. churning, roiling, roiled, roily, turbulent, agitated (vs. unagitated)
usage: (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence; "the river's roiling current"; "turbulent rapids"
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