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vortex
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
the shape of something rotating rapidly — such as a tornado
or: a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
  • Now his imagination spun about the hand as about the edge of a vortex; but still he made no effort to draw nearer.
    Chapter 24 (70% in)

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