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maelstrom

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water moving rapidly in a circle with a hollow in the center
  • our rubber raft got caught in a maelstrom in a particularly rough stretch of white water

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“Maelstrom.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maelstrom. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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