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whirlwind

  

      n  
1    a column of air whirling around and towards a more or less vertical axis of low pressure, which moves along the land or ocean surface  
2   
a    a motion or course resembling this, esp. in rapidity  
b    (as modifier)  
a whirlwind romance     
3    an impetuously active person  
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whirlwind

  
1   
      n   dust devil, tornado, waterspout  
2   
      adj   hasty, headlong, impetuous, impulsive, lightning, quick, quickie     (informal)   rapid, rash, short, speedy, swift  
  
Antonyms     
  
2    calculated, cautious, considered, deliberate, measured, prudent, slow, unhurried  

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! whirlwind n.
a column of air whirling around and towards a more or less vertical axis of low pressure, which moves along the land or ocean surface

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