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Noun
A circular movement of water causing a small whirlpool
“I'm seized by a mighty whirlpool, a perilous eddy of words which sucks me under, deeper and deeper.”
Noun
A small swirling mass of something, especially snow or leaves, moved by sudden gusts of wind
Noun
A volution, or turn, of the spire of a univalve shell
Noun
Noticeable movement of air in a particular direction
Noun
An underlying feeling or influence, especially one that is contrary to the prevailing atmosphere and is not expressed openly
Noun
A powerful surge of feeling or trend of events
Noun
The breaking of waves on a shore
Noun
Turn in circle
Verb
To move with a gentle circular motion
“Despite fierce ebb tides causing the river to swirl and eddy they maintained stationary.”
Verb
To flow in a broken irregular stream
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