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whirlwind

adjective

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moving, proceeding, or acting with great speed
  • after a whirlwind romance of only a few weeks, the couple decided to get married

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The first known use of whirlwind was in the 14th century

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“Whirlwind.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whirlwind. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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