A whirling mass of water or air that sucks everything near it toward its center.
A whirling or eddying motion or mass:
A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
A current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, especially in a circular motion.
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A tumult; uproar; stir
A slight movement:
A brief, light snowfall.
Excited and often noisy activity; a stir.
Tranquility or serenity:
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