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synonyms for deficit spending

  • budget deficit
  • compensatory spending
  • debt
  • debt explosion
  • deficit financing
  • in the red
  • megadebt
  • negative cash flow
  • no assets
  • overspending
  • paying out in excess of income
  • pump priming
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How to use deficit spending in a sentence

It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The doctor had been spending Easter at Cannes, and the dowager had devoutly prayed that he might not yet return.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
She is spending the summer near Deppe, and he hears her play the programme she is going to give in Berlin next winter, every day.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Any delay in covering such deficit shall be subject to such charge as the Federal Reserve Board may impose.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
His most specific charge was that in Mesopotamia they were "spending money like water in looking for oil."
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
The purchaser bought supposing that there was no such deficit, but perhaps a small one, what would a court do?
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
But we can hire the old hall, and all the men will be glad to subscribe—a few of us can make up the deficit.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The people at the Towers seem to think as lightly about spending money as we would about using the water from our well.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
They resolved that they would give to the army every cent of all the spending money they might get, as long as the war lasted.
MIKE MARBLEUNCLE FRANK
I found him in the act of losing his last rouble at roulette, which did not prevent our spending a very pleasant day together.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
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