Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Some accounts of seeming structure in whirlwinds and waterspouts are astonishing.

Whirlwinds we read of over and over—but where and what whirlwind?

The carriage of fish by whirlwinds is given in the Origin, Ed.

On the 6th, then, in the midst of whirlwinds of snow, the order for departure was given.

The whirlwinds returned to Holy Friday and told her about the veil.

For three days and three nights the whirlwinds did not stop blowing.

To all these shall be added fire from heaven, hail, whirlwinds, and floods.

If we happened to be caught in one of these whirlwinds would it carry us away?

Do people often get into these whirlwinds, or earth-spouts, or whatever they should be called?

It came like a whirlwind, and we three were in it As men are in whirlwinds.