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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.”
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A small swirling mass of something, especially snow or leaves, moved by sudden gusts of wind
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A volution, or turn, of the spire of a univalve shell
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A body of air moving in a definite direction
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A rapid turning or whirling motion
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An underlying feeling or influence, especially one that is contrary to the prevailing atmosphere and is not expressed openly
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The breaking of waves on a shore
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To move with a gentle circular motion
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“Despite fierce ebb tides causing the river to swirl and eddy, they maintained stationary.”
Verb
To froth or foam
“The water would eddy in this ditch, and the cross-section of the stream at the dam would not be efficient for flood delivery as elsewhere.”
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