vortex

[ vawr-teks ]SEE DEFINITION OF vortex

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VORTEX

We had reached the middle and were right in the vortex, when suddenly she reeled in her saddle.

I was partly dragged, partly I went to a certain extent of my own will, into this vortex.

Swallowed in the vortex of lower-class life of Paris—dead, probably.

In the vortex of the eddy the delusion of the vast cone was more pronounced.

We stand on the edge of the vortex, now will we plunge down.

A hay-stack disappeared into the vortex like a puff of smoke.

In the vortex of his failure, all the means of supporting his family were swallowed up.

The ordinary accounts of this vortex had by no means prepared me for what I saw.

She seemed suddenly to be caught up in the vortex of a new emotion.

She seemed drawn down into a vortex from which there was no escape.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR VORTEX

whirlpool

nounspinning water
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