Vortex in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Vortex

A whirlwind, whirlpool, or similarly moving matter in the form of a spiral or column. | (figuratively) Anything that involves constant violent or chaotic activity around some centre. | (figuratively) Anything that inevitably draws surrounding things into its current.

Short Example Sentence for Vortex

  • 1. They were on the edge of the vortex of the old dispute. 🔊
  • 2. He was being dragged into a vortex of hate and battle. 🔊
  • 3. Mabel Harrington, just as the vortex engulphed her. 🔊
  • 4. He had just emerged from the boiling vortex below the falls. 🔊
  • 5. He was swept off in the vortex that followed in the wake of this lady. 🔊
  • 6. Madly presumed time's vortex to defy! 🔊
  • 7. They were in the very vortex of London's midnight traffic. 🔊
  • 8. Again he found himself in a vortex of dining, whisting, talking, and laughter. 🔊
  • 9. The Nous produced a vortex at one point in the middle of this mass. 🔊

How to use Vortex in a Sentence?

  • 1. He seemed about to be lifted into the vortex of the storm, to be flung far out into space. 🔊
  • 2. He arose at last, dizzy, with the vortex of impractical suggestions revolving in his mind. 🔊
  • 3. The vortex was growing, swirling, undulating, and it, too, began to flicker.... 🔊
  • 4. And into the vortex flung, trampled and torn; As Keenan fought with his men, side by side. 🔊
  • 5. I arrogate no great merit to myself in still preserving myself untainted in this vortex of folly and vice. 🔊
  • 6. All subsequent process is explained by the action of the vortex itself, which draws the surrounding matter into itself. 🔊
  • 7. It was evident that this was the vortex of the hurricane, for only a few drops of rain fell around the raft. 🔊
  • 8. It is too true that many good men have been drawn into the vortex of speculation, but these are few in number and are isolated cases. 🔊
  • 9. But to remain pure and uncontaminated in this vortex of vice, requires the utmost strength and exertion of virtue. 🔊
  • 10. Through this general concussion of atoms a vortex is formed, in which like atoms come together with like. 🔊
  • 11. A straw has been known to penetrate the body of a tree endwise by the extreme velocity imparted to it when carried in the vortex of a tornado. 🔊
  • 12. All that in this world confers pleasure to the senses is but a means to plunge man into the vortex of existences, and thereby into all miseries. 🔊
  • 13. Where the sparkling chamber had been was a whirling vortex of bubbling green water, in which tumbled grotesquely the body of a man. 🔊
  • 14. Upsala was not then the peaceful town that it now is, and the chancellor of the University was in the very vortex of the struggle. 🔊
  • 15. This vortex spread itself outwards in the mass of matter, like rings caused by the fall of a stone in water. 🔊
  • 16. We are in the vortex of creative energies, and if we silently question, the answers fall as soon as our minds are receptive to them. 🔊
  • 17. So, banishing from her mind any unpleasant memories or regrets, she plunged headlong into the boiling vortex of gay metropolitan life. 🔊
  • 18. Into the vortex of the nations she had seen the young men of Canada flinging themselves with laughing voices and sturdy courage. 🔊
  • 19. I shall be swallowed in the vortex of London life, full of temptations and wickednesses of every kind. 🔊
  • 20. Before the middle of the second century Gnostic schism had swept nearly half the church into the vortex of speculative heresy. 🔊
  • 21. With a snort, it whirled, darted several rods out into the stream, and then spun round and round, as if caught in the vortex of a whirlpool. 🔊
  • 22. The excitement of a luxurious life has been the vortex that has swallowed up more souls than the Maelstrom off Norway ever devoured ships. 🔊
  • 23. In a word, I had been drawn again into the vortex of that daily journalism, from which I had twice escaped. 🔊
  • 24. It took all his strength to push himself forward against the terrific force of the wind which seemed to sweep from every quarter at once into a whirling vortex of which he himself was the center. 🔊
  • 25. We were clearly sailing down a gigantic vortex or gulf of water, and we began to feel a diminishing gravity the further we approached the central abyss. 🔊
  • 26. At that time Buddha preached the four laws of A-sa-wan, or the four bands that retain a being in the vortex of existences. 🔊
  • 27. He was caught momentarily in the same vortex that had sought to lure the cat to destruction through its delight, and threatened utterly to overwhelm the dog through its terror. 🔊
  • 28. The vortex of the one off the point was easily ten feet below the rim of its circumference, and the width of the entire affair was greater than the length of the boat. 🔊
  • 29. His struggles had ceased; all about him the atmosphere was quivering and writhing with whirling light that swirled and danced and mingled one glowing vortex with another. 🔊
  • 30. It acts only at the one central point, and every subsequent movement is caused by the vortex itself, which draws in more and more of the surrounding matter into itself. 🔊
  • 31. When I thought myself well beyond the vortex of the combat, I dropped among the bushes for breath and to see what was going on behind me. 🔊