doldrums


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Synonyms for doldrums

Synonyms for doldrums

Synonyms for doldrums

a belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific

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But the campaign is in doldrums and has not yet been launched due to shortage of funds.
Mark Johnston's patience paid dividends that day as Doldrums came home a cosy scorer, beating a couple of horses that have subsequently gone on to win themselves.
Mark Johnston''''s patience paid dividends that day as Doldrums came home a cosy scorer, beating a couple of horses that have subsequently gone on to win themselves.
According to reports RDA has already started expediting work on the project but the matter of giving final shape to this project is in doldrums as the committee which was constituted by DCO Rawalpindi Sajid Zafar Waal to remove reservations on this project has not held a single meeting despite its inception since the last two weeks.
Since the crew have had their share of gales aboard the Jewel in this leg, it is only fair to expect some doldrums (long periods of no wind), which is exactly what they have experienced since May 26.
But I have brought back with me many fond memories--and to keep away the winter doldrums, I look at the drawings the children gave me, up on my studio walls.
Street Sense and Summer Doldrums were bred on a similar cross, with the former being out of the Dixieland Band mare Bedazzle, and the latter's second dam, Dixie Band, being by the same sire.
I think we're in the doldrums a little bit right now, but I still believe in this group and what they can do," Burke said Sunday, after the Ducks beat Colorado to snap a three-game losing streak.
Techniques and strategies that anyone can use to lift themselves out of the doldrums abound in this invigorating and emotionally cleansing self-help guide.
After a number of quarters in the doldrums, newsletter acquisition activity finally awoke in the second quarter this year to join the rest of the information industry in the stepped-up level of overall acquisitions that began last year, reports the merger and acquisition advisory firm Whitestone Communications--which tracks M & A deals for its annual Who's Buying Whom reference publication.
Downtown has passed its post-911 doldrums and is reverberating with signs of a high-end retail renaissance, said chairman and CEO of L&L Holding Company, David W.
he doldrums if you had been in our hotel on Saturday night.
Domestic steel demand could remain in the doldrums if the summer construction season is slower than the past two, and also if oar-buying habits are changing as rapidly as early figures indicate.
These people have had years of being in the doldrums,' said Sturrock during the celebrations at the Millennium Stadium.
We woulda ran it bigger but Braden Griffiths' epic SF back Smith has got the digital doldrums.