Leaves swirled softly in the breeze.

Meaning: The leaves were moving in a circular motion because of the gentle wind.

Choice of Words: Leaves are the flat and green part of a plant that grows on the stem or branches. Swirled means to move in a circular or spiral pattern. Breeze is a gentle wind. When leaves swirl in the breeze, it means they are moving around in the wind in a gentle way.

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