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noun as in current

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Growing up, Eddy often cut through Oaklawn Cemetery on his way to his aunt’s house.

Returning to Oaklawn in his 80s, Eddy showed investigators where he’d seen the trench as a boy.

We like to think of Quartz as an eddy in that river of news, a spot of relative calm where you’ll find only the most important and interesting stuff.

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“Given the projected pollution for the Permian Basin, it is quite literally a global climate bomb that will lead us to catastrophe if we fail to adjust our trajectory away from fossil fuels,” Eddy said.

Four years later, as a junior in college, after a morning swirling in yet another eddy of food-obsessed thoughts, I finally reached a breaking point.

Now 18, Ammons was a friend of Skylar Neese and a friend of one of her killers, Shelia Eddy.

Jean François Bruel, executive chef at Daniel, and Eddy Leroux, chef de cuisine, in particular.

This hurly-burly,” said he, drawing her into a quiet eddy of the stream, “is no place for the communion of two twin souls.

A dangerous eddy was barely avoided, but beyond and directly in their path a ragged rock appeared.

This family had an immense capacity for disapproval; it was awful, as Eddy had observed, for not liking people.

He felt himself caught in a mighty eddy, bearing he knew not whither; he, one wavelet amid the sea's myriads.

Well, I can—look at that bend where the round pebbles are collected so; there was a strong eddy there.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eddy, such as: whirlpool, swirl, tide, and vortex.

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