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dizzying

[diz-ee-ing] /ˈdɪz i ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
making or tending to make one dizzy:
The tower rose to dizzying heights.
Origin of dizzying
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805; dizzy + -ing2
Related forms
dizzyingly, adverb
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  • But now instead of floating off the page, they engaged in little dances, dizzyingly concentric.

    Angel Island Inez Haynes Gillmore
  • Events had hitherto so dizzyingly beaten down upon her head that she had scarcely been conscious of feeling.

    The Lion's Share E. Arnold Bennett
  • But everything evil rolled in whirling circles wearyingly and dizzyingly before my inward eye.

  • The waves of Life were swirling about her dizzyingly, and she felt the need of a familiar haven.

    Comrade Yetta Albert Edwards

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