WHIRLPOOL in a Sentence

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 n.  a powerful circular current of water, usually the result of conflicting tides
Classic Sentence:
1  How they ever grew up alive in that whirlpool of boys was a mystery to their grandma and aunts, but they flourished like dandelions in spring, and their rough nurses loved and served them well.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
2  We could see the bottom of the whirlpool all black with sand and mud, and the men were at their wits ends for fear.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XII
3  This indeed was what actually happened, for I was borne along by the waves all night, and by sunrise had reached the rock of Scylla, and the whirlpool.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XII
4  Meantime, at the first tap of the boat's bottom, the Lakeman had slackened the line, so as to drop astern from the whirlpool; calmly looking on, he thought his own thoughts.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
5  Then amidst the glistening of the whirlpools and the white clots of foam he distinguished a woman's bonnet floating alone.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
Example Sentence:
1  The water eddied around in a whirlpool.