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Charybdis

Syllabification: Cha·ryb·dis
Pronunciation: /kəˈribdis, CHə-
 
/
Greek Mythology

Definition of Charybdis in English:

A dangerous whirlpool in a narrow channel of the sea, opposite the cave of the sea monster Scylla.

Words that rhyme with Charybdis

vendace

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