1. a violent or turbulent situation: caught in the maelstrom of war 2. a whirlpool of extraordinary size or violence

This word appears in today’s New York Times: “But it seems certain to add substantially to the political maelstrom that has engulfed the White House this week after the reports that Mr. Rove had discussed the matter with Mr. Cooper, the Time reporter.”

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