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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 adventurer, 41, said: "I somersaulted over the top of the thing and came spiralling down. I didn't have a reserve parachute on."
South Korean tech giant Samsung has increased the price range of its smartphones in India after the rupee went spiralling down the market against the US dollar.
ow Witnesses said the plane came "spiralling down" on to the houses in South Bend, Indiana.
It is neither in the U.S.'s or Pakistan's interests to allow the relationship to continue spiralling down towards a complete breakdown, it said.
Summary: PARIS -- Mounting evidence that the world economy is slowing down sharply sent global stock markets spiralling down on Thursday as investors brushed off the US Federal Reserve's efforts to spur growth and focused instead on the central bank's gloomy outlook.
MASTER marksman Matty Tipton fired home a late PORTADOWN double to send GLENTORAN spiralling down the Carling Premiership.
With Boro spiralling down the table on a run of no wins in six and only able to sell in January rather than buy as they stare down a pounds 90m debt, Southgate's positions doesn't look strong.
The worst financial crisis since the Great Depression has heightened gloom about the global economy and weakened the outlook for oil demand, sending prices spiralling down nearly $60 since July.