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Meteorological TermPlay
Used in weather reports or to describe specific, unusual wind patterns. SlideThe meteorologist warned of a possible whirlwind approaching the town.
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Can evoke a strong visual image of something spinning or being tossed around by wind. SlideLeaves danced in the whirlwind that heralded the approaching storm.
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Descriptive LanguagePlay
Use 'whirlwind' to add dramatic effect when describing scenes in stories or reports. SlideThe thief escaped in a whirlwind of chaos and confusion.