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maelstrom-noun [meyl-struhm]
1. a large, powerful, or violent whirlpool.
2. a restless, disordered, or tumultuous state of affairs: the maelstrom of early morning traffic.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/maelstrom

The maelstrom of the business meeting was daunting to even the most organized professional: nothing was ever going to get done if things didn't settle down.
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