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whirlpools

noun
plural of whirlpool

Synonyms of whirlpools

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

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“Whirlpools.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whirlpools. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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