vorticose


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vor·ti·cose

 (vôr′tĭ-kōs′)
adj.
Vortical.
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vorticose

(ˈvɔːtɪˌkəʊs)
adj
rare rotating quickly; whirling
[C18: from Latin vorticōsus, variant of verticōsus full of whirlpools; see vertex]
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References in classic literature ?
[1] This twisting displacement, at first appears to indicate a vorticose movement beneath each point thus affected; but this is highly improbable.