|NOUN || a whirlwind | whirlwinds |
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- Magnolia and Gaylord fall in love and marry after a whirlwind courtship, and here again the novel and the musical differ.
- Clark Wissler described in his 1907 field notes the "whirlwind bug," a creature with spiral grooves that creates small dust clouds along the ground.
- The story involves an old parking lot attendant, his pet whirlwind (named Kitten), and a muckraking newspaper columnist who decide to "clean up" their city's corrupt government by running the whirlwind for political office.
- A dust devil is a strong, well-formed, and relatively long-lived whirlwind.
- On 7 March 2010, during the time-trial for the Paris–Nice race, he was injured in a whirlwind accident, breaking a collarbone.
- 1. Elijah had been taken to heaven in a whirlwind.
- Fay's whirlwind culminates in a tense meeting with a notorious terrorist and friend of Henry where she has to make the biggest decision of her life.
- A whirlwind is any kind of vertical wind vortex.
- There is some indication that he can shapeshift into a white hawk and a whirlwind.
- Released in March 2012, "Local Stranger" is his 12th solo album and examines the “political and economic whirlwind” that has hit Greece in recent months.
- While the whirlwind was the mascot beginning in 1921, in 1956—and originating as the theme of the "Whirligig" yearbook that year—the Whirlibird mascot appeared, becoming instantly popular.
- In 1903 off Cape Guardafui a sudden whirlwind snapped off the jibboom.
- The "Windsbraut" ("wind's bride") is an (originally female, but occasionally also male) spirit of the whirlwind.
- He made his Twenty20 International debut for Pakistan against Zimbabwe in Lahore on 24 May 2015 and scored a whirlwind 18 off 10 balls.
- In Turkic mythology, a Sazakan is a dragon, hawk, falcon, or fiery dwarf who turns himself into a whirlwind. The entity causes storms.
- This movement symbolically represented a whirlwind.
- Senior (Adolphe Menjou) is a middle-aged widowed shipping magnate, who falls in love with celebrated actress Leslie Collier (Gloria Swanson) and marries her after a whirlwind courtship.
- Ebajalg ("whirlwind") is a being found in Estonian mythology. It is a whirlwind, believed to be a malicious spirit or demon. They are described as having great strength, often leading to destruction.
- The name of the town has his origin in the Purépecha word "sïuini" (whirlwind); Place of Whirlwinds.
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