Synonyms of maelstrom in English:

maelstrom


See definition of maelstrom

noun

1‘we headed south, with one eye on the maelstrom to starboard’

SYNONYMS
whirlpool, vortex, eddy, swirl
literary Charybdis

2‘they were caught up in the maelstrom of war’

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turbulence, tumult, turmoil, uproar, commotion, disorder, jumble, disarray, chaos, confusion, upheaval, seething mass, welter, pandemonium, bedlam, whirlwind, swirl