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Circumvolve (6 letter answer)

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The answer ROTATE is common and appears about once every 325 puzzles.

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ROTATE as a verb:

1. (revolve, go around, rotate) = turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"
2. exchange on a regular basis; "We rotate the lead soprano every night"
3. (rotate, circumvolve) = cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle"
4. perform a job or duty on a rotating basis; "Interns have to rotate for a few months"
5. (turn out, splay, spread out, rotate) = turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
6. plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; "We rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil"