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maelstrom
used in No Easy Day

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Definition
a powerful whirlpool; or any wildly turbulent situation
  • The blades didn't snap off Instead, the rotors blasted the muddy courtyard, blowing dust and debris and creating a maelstrom around us.
    p. 214.9
  • Scanning below me, I could see a maelstrom of parachutes all circling the four gray boats bobbing on the ocean below.
    p. 92.9
  • As the helicopter started its hover over our fast-rope location, the rotors kicked up a maelstrom of rocks and dust, blasting the VIPs and forcing them to run in the opposite direction.
    p. 178.3

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