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Synonyms for spiral

Synonyms for spiral

to move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course

Synonyms for spiral

a plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center

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a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle

a continuously accelerating change in the economy

ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center

a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops

flying downward in a helical path with a large radius

to wind or move in a spiral course

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form a spiral

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move in a spiral or zigzag course

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in the shape of a coil

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Before the season could spiral downward, coach Paul Kim and his staff decided to make some drastic changes.
A cascade of horrific political and economic events including the bursting of the technology bubble and a world-wide recession deepened caused key US indices to spiral downward.
June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With shark populations around the world continuing to spiral downward, the result of devastating commercial fishing techniques and an exotic taste for 'shark-fin soup', marine scientists such as Dr.
Until we deal with this worsening crisis, California will continue to spiral downward out of control - with fewer jobs and worse public services.
No one could have predicted that consumers would refinance multiple times in six months or a year due to interest rates that continued to spiral downward to 40-year lows.
28 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economy continues to spiral downward, and cost efficiency takes center stage with every industry from finance to fashion, the young entrepreneurs behind Audiolife (http://www.
For the past 20-plus years their math and English professors have watched K-12 education spiral downward.
Jim Gribbell, manager of the Babson Growth Fund, views volatility as opportunity, and as technology stocks spiral downward, Jim has gone shopping.
The Ducks, however, have continued to spiral downward since Hartsburg left Orange County a year ago.
Without the proper investment in diabetes treatment and prevention, which this budget proposal fails to provide, our health care system will continue to spiral downward.
Without quality and continuity in direct support services, however, disabilities can become more severe, people can become more isolated, productivity and self-esteem spiral downward.