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Synonyms of whirlwind in English:


  • 1 the building was hit by a whirlwind
  • 2 a whirlwind of activity
    maelstrom, welter, bedlam, mayhem, babel, swirl, tumult, hurly-burly, commotion, confusion
    informal madhouse, three-ring circus
  • adjective

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  • 1 a whirlwind romance
    rapid, lightning, headlong, impulsive, breakneck, meteoric, sudden, swift, fast, quick, speedy, dizzying
    informal quickie
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