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vortices

noun
variants: also vortexes
plural of vortex

Synonyms of vortices

water moving rapidly in a circle with a hollow in the center
  • a boat sucked down into the vortex

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“Vortices.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vortices. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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