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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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The best thing is how lightly Spiraling Down takes itself and, furthermore, how lightly it takes that lightness.
Pepper'' blew up in his face and sent him spiraling down a road of drugs and depression that took him years to recover from.
But there were two forks in the road--race and victory--that sent the men spiraling down different paths: Namath toward the Pro Football Hall of Fame and an indelible spot in the nation's pop history; Allen to the ignominy reserved for surly ingrates thought to have squandered their massive potential.
The water-saving benefits of many aging low-flow toilets are spiraling down the drain.
As the gas plunges toward the black hole, like water spiraling down a drain, it emits a final torrent of X rays.
The profit warning sent Whirlpool's shares spiraling down to $34 -- the lowest it's been in about eight years.
After disappointing financial results for fourth quarter 1999 sent share prices spiraling down to a 52-week low of $23.
According to his notes, on the second night he was able to glimpse the space ship spiraling down from the sky.