Examples from the Web for riptide
Heidi Klum's Rescue: Heidi Klum saved her 7-year-old son Henry and his two nannies from a riptide in Hawaii on Sunday.Heidi Klum Heroically Saves Son From Drowning; Angelina Jolie Sells Jewelry to Fund Afghan School|The Fashion Beast Team|April 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Politicians typically run the other way, knowing the riptide of the issue is dangerous for those who wade out too deep.Circumcision’s Deadly Fault Line: Rationality vs. the Metzitzah B’Peh|Kent Sepkowitz|June 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There may have been a riptide effect, where the unions turned out their people very strongly in their get out the vote campaigns.
But exaggerated fears can fuel themselves, and the dynamic of prejudice can be a riptide.