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Synonyms for vicious circle
one trouble leads to another that aggravates the first
an argument that assumes that which is to be proved
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We've all heard the term vicious cycle used to describe what happens when negative events cascade and compound.
Just as a vicious cycle compounds the negative, a virtuous cycle compounds the positive, making future progress easier and easier.
The good thing about vicious cycles
is that they can turn into self-reinforcing virtuous cycles once one manages to break out of the trap.
"Money really matters to the poorest families who are often trapped in vicious cycles
of debt and torn between impossible choices such as heating their homes or giving hot meals to their children."
of ever-rising and reinforcing fears have become contagious.
Certainly, the more extended the risk-taking, or more generally, the lower the discount factors applied to future outcomes, the more vulnerable are markets to a shock that abruptly triggers a revision in expectations and sets off a vicious cycle