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whirlpool

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whirlpool

  1. water moving rapidly in a circle with a hollow in the center <in The Odyssey, Ulysses is trapped between the six-headed monster Scylla and Charybdis, a deadly whirlpool that threatens to suck in his ship> Synonyms gulf, maelstrom, vortex Related Words tourbillion (or tourbillon); eddy, swirl, whirl





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