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    maelstrom

    maelstrom - Dictionary definition and meaning for word maelstrom

    Definition
    (noun) a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
    Synonyms : vortex , whirlpool
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for maelstrom

mal(= bad) strom (storm) bad storm like a whirpool

MAEL(MALE)+STROM(MEANS..stromy..violence)..so a male who brings strom into his family

a "mail storm" shot out of Harry Potters fireplace

think of a storm(comes along with rain) which destroys everything leaving confusion,destruction making it look violent...so it means a situation in which there is a great confusion,violence and destruction

mael(male..poerful)trom(storm).....A powerful storm...whirlpool

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maelstorm:(mail+storm): mails coming heavily/continiously like a storm (a flood/whirl/cyclone)

mael(male..powerful ) strom(storm)...Apowerful storm ..whirlpool

mayala(telugu) storm

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