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English noun: whisk

1. whisk (artifact) a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream

Broader (hypernym)mixer

2. whisk (artifact) a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes

Synonymswhisk broom

Broader (hypernym)broom

English verb: whisk

1. whisk (motion) move somewhere quickly

SamplesThe President was whisked away in his limo.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)bring, convey, take

2. whisk (motion) move quickly and nimbly

SamplesHe whisked into the house.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

3. whisk (contact) brush or wipe off lightly

Synonymswhisk off

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)pass over, wipe

4. whisk (contact) whip with or as if with a wire whisk

SamplesWhisk the eggs.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)beat, scramble

Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

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