Word of the Day – Jan. 10 – Maelstrom

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Noun: Maelstrom  (MAIL-strum)

Definition:

1: A powerful often violent whirlpool sucking in objects within a given radius.

2: Something resembling a maelstrom in turbulence.

Example sentence: The mayor has been swept up in the media maelstrom surrounding the laundering of thousands of dollars in state funds by city officials.