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 Sentences for Vortex

  • 1. He was being dragged into a vortex of hate and battle. 🔊
  • 2. They were on the edge of the vortex of the old dispute. 🔊
  • 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 Sentences?

  • 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. But to remain pure and uncontaminated in this vortex of vice, requires the utmost strength and exertion of virtue. 🔊
  • 9. 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. 🔊
  • 10. Through this general concussion of atoms a vortex is formed, in which like atoms come together with like. 🔊
  • 11. 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. 🔊
  • 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. 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. 🔊
  • 14. Where the sparkling chamber had been was a whirling vortex of bubbling green water, in which tumbled grotesquely the body of a man. 🔊
  • 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. 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. 🔊
  • 26. 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. 🔊