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See definition of whirlwinds on Dictionary.com
  • as instir
  • as instorm
  • as inwhirl
  • as inwind
  • as inbustle
  • as intornado
  • as intwister
  • as influrry
  • as inhurricane

synonyms for whirlwinds

  • furor
  • fuss
  • uproar
  • activity
  • ado
  • agitation
  • backwash
  • bustle
  • din
  • disorder
  • disquiet
  • disturbance
  • ferment
  • flap
  • flurry
  • movement
  • pandemonium
  • pother
  • racket
  • row
  • scene
  • to-do
  • tumult
  • turmoil
  • whirl
  • whirlwind
  • blizzard
  • cyclone
  • disturbance
  • downpour
  • gale
  • gust
  • hurricane
  • monsoon
  • precipitation
  • snowstorm
  • squall
  • tempest
  • tornado
  • twister
  • blast
  • blow
  • cloudburst
  • whirlwind
  • windstorm
  • precip
  • raining cats and dogs

antonyms for whirlwinds

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • peace
  • calmness
  • harmony
  • order
  • quiet
  • moderation
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        How to use whirlwinds in a sentence

        Whirlwinds occurred in several parts of the state of New York, and in other states.
        THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
        Now let us see how Nicholas Chopin fared while these whirlwinds passed over Poland.
        FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
        Whirlwinds pass in opposite ways, and in a sort of hideous dance, a stamping of the storms upon the waters.
        TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
        Whirlwinds of rage possess me: you are wrong'd Beyond a stoic sufferance; yet you stand As you were rooted.
        THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
        Superstitious forewarnings: whirlwinds, lightnings, and fiery dragons.
        ON SOME ANCIENT BATTLE-FIELDS IN LANCASHIRECHARLES HARDWICK
        They were whirlwinds carrying the dust upward to the blue sky, and spinning it from point to point.
        THE DESERT HOMEMAYNE REID
        The strange, deep rumbling was attributed by the Indians to whirlwinds trying to escape from caves.
        MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
        Immense whirlwinds of vapour obscured the sky, through which glimmered a few stars.
        THE SECRET OF THE ISLANDW.H.G. KINGSTON (TRANSLATION FROM JULES VERNE)
        Nereids travel on whirlwinds, and, like the Celtic fairies, cause spinning spirals of dust on highways.
        THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
        The same instant it dropped away again with a rush of whirlwinds, and became a distant shadow miles and miles below him.
        JIMBOALGERNON BLACKWOOD
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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