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Synonyms for maelstrom
ˈmeɪl strəmmael·strom

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whirlpool, vortex, maelstromnoun

    a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)

    Synonyms:
    whirl, vortex, whirlpool, swirl, convolution

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  1. List of paraphrases for "maelstrom":

    vortex, vorticity, whirlpool, whirlwind, spiral

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  1. The New York Times:

    Chris Cuomo has regularly spoken with Governor Cuomo by telephone over the past week and advised his brother to resign, said two people who requested anonymity to describe sensitive private conversations, the anchor concluded last week that his brother could not survive the political maelstrom, as the governor’s longtime allies abandoned him and support in the Democratic establishment dwindled, the people said.

  2. David Mowery:

    We're like the center of the maelstrom of this episode of' As American Burns,'.


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