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whirlwind

noun [C] (STORM)   /ˈhwɜrlˌwɪnd, ˈwɜrl-/
a storm with strong winds that move in a circle People sometimes use whirlwind to describe a situation that happens suddenly and that is full of lots of quickly changing or confusing activity: The film created a whirlwind of controversy.
(Definition of whirlwind noun (STORM) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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