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Revolve about   /rivˈɑlv əbˈaʊt/   Listen
Revolve about

Center upon.  Synonyms: center, center on, concentrate on, focus on, revolve around.  "Our day revolved around our work"

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"Revolve about" Quotes from Famous Books

... "$8.00" began to smoulder under his lids again, and he returned himself to servitude. But he grew cunning. There was no need for him to wander through his mind. He had been a fool. He pulled a lever and made his mind revolve about him, a monstrous wheel of fortune, a merry-go-round of memory, a revolving sphere of wisdom. Faster and faster it revolved, until its vortex sucked him in and he was flung whirling ...
— Martin Eden • Jack London

... of the De Caens was marked by the presence at Quebec of Madame Champlain. The romance of Champlain's life does not, however, revolve about his marriage. In 1610, at the age of forty-three, he espoused Helene Boulle, whose father was secretary of the King's Chamber to Henry IV. {118} As the bride was only twelve years old, the marriage contract provided that she should remain two years ...
— The Founder of New France - A Chronicle of Champlain • Charles W. Colby

Words linked to "Revolve about" :   touch, come to, concern, have-to doe with, touch on, focus on, refer, bear on, pertain, relate

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